LAHORE – LCCI Business Plan competition was won by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMs) while a student of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences took first position in the LCCI Photography Competition.
Second and third prizes of the Business Plan Competition went to Lahore College for Women University and the University of Management and Technology. At the photography competition both second and third prizes went to the Punjab University.
The winners of the photography competition included Jamal Nasir of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Awais Ali Sheikh and Jawad Khalid of Punjab University respectively.
Addressing the participants of the Business Plan and Photo competitions, MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif said that the education was the only answer to multiple internal and external problems being faced by the country and that was why the Punjab government was making all out efforts to impart education to all.
He called for preparation and implementation of long-term policies to bring country out of multiple crises it has been for facing for years now.
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif said that the country is fortunate enough that it has more than 50 per cent of its population below the age 25 and they have the potential to change the destiny of the country.
He said that is not it very strange that the countries which were far behind Pakistan only 50 years ago are now fast making their place in the developed countries.
He said that the government in consultation with the private would have to evolve out-of-box solution to cope with ongoing crisis-like situation.
He said that Lahore Shopping Festival has given a lease of life to the Lahoris who were looking for such beautiful functions. He said that the Punjab government would continue to support all such events aimed at strengthening the economy of the country.
LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh urged the students to focus on their studies as the country was in dire need on innovative entrepreneurs. He said that there was no dearth of resources in the country but only thing that has kept it behind in the unawares about the latest business techniques and the education was the only way to success.
He said that the Lahore Chamber would continue to arrange Business Competition plans so that the industry which is suffering because of lacking professionally skilled and competent people could be able to get tailor-made stuff.