LAHORE - The services rendered by the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust for dissemination of Pakistan ideology into the new generation would be written in golden words in history, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Saturday.
While addressing at NPT, the CM said that the purpose of the creation of Pakistan was to further social, economic justice. He said that terrorism was mother of all ills.
Lauding the role of The Nation Editor-in-Chief Dr Majid Nizami, he said that the trust played an important role and guided the new generation. He also lauded ideological units, conferences, ceremonies add to the mission of the trust. He said that the need was to disseminate ideas of Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal so that new generation could know what purpose of creation of Pakistan was.
He said that education was meant for a common citizen of this country but only elite was the major beneficiary of this. The need was to break this trend, he stressed.
Sharif also announced a grant of Rs 50million for the construction of Aiwan-i-Quiad-i-Azam besides two buses for the trust. “The Madr-i-Millat Park will also be renovated and the government will support construction of library at Aiwan,” he added. He said that the grant of the Pakistan Movement Workers Trust was increased to two million.
Dr Majid Nizami, on the occasion, said that the Quaid gave this country but we lacked any building on his name. “We decided to construct the Aiwan Quaid-i-Azam” he said. The new Aiwan would serve the nation like CM had been doing. He said that it was the need of the hour to educate the new generation about the two nation theory and the trust had been doing it dutifully.
Dr Rafique Ahmad said that the CM had been working hard for the development of Punjab likewise the trust through Pakistan awareness program was serving the nation. He said that they wanted the Aiwan-i-Quaid to be a great research centre. He said that the NPT had become a national organization, so it was essential to financially support it.