December 23, 2013- Hajvery University (HU) hosted a lecture on The Role of Youth in Nations Development by Honorable Mr. Asad Umar, Member National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. HU as part of its Great Minds Visit HU! Series invites accomplished individuals from all walks of life to share their success stories with the students and inspire them to follow their dreams at a time when the youth of Pakistan have too many reasons to be demoralised and not enough to become agents of change.
Mr. Asad Umar, MNA and Senior Member of PTI, gave an energized talk to the HU Students on the positive mindset required by today’s youth to overcome the numerous challenges that Pakistan faces. He encouraged students to focus on the Entrepreneurial Mindset and use the skills learned at the University to start their own businesses. He further added that the Students must become agents of change in their individual capacities if they want to see Pakistan as a prosperous nation in the future. He stressed that Education is the driving force of a Knowledge based Economy and the students sitting here today in the HU Auditorium are as bright and intelligent as any other student in the world.
I’ve had the good fortune of travelling the world and being associated with some of the best Organisations & Universities world over and I can reassure you that the students sitting here today in the Hajvery University’s Auditorium are as bright and intelligent as any other student in the world!
Mr. Asad Umar also took oath from 30 male and female students who formed the new Executive Counsel of the HU Student Societies, an initiative by the University to give students a platform to hone their unique talents various fields. The 5 Student Societies are mentioned below. Each consists of a President and 5 Vice Presidents.
1) HU Debating Society (HUDS)
2) HU Performing Arts & Dramatics Society (HU PADS)
3) HU Photography Society (HUPS)
4) HU Career Development Society (HU CDS)
5) HU Newsletter & Year Book Society ( HU NLYBS)
More Students Societies Executive Councils will be finalised in the upcoming weeks.
Mr. Asad Umar also officially Launched 2 Portals, HU Student Life Portal and HU Campus Beat Blog both of which are aimed at showcasing and sharing the Student led activities of Hajvery University to the rest of the world. Dr. Muhammad Khalid Pervaiz, Rector HU, expressed that students are keen to play an active role in Nations Development and such events allow them to take inspirations.
Mr. Fahd Sheikh, Director, HU while speaking on the occasion expressed that encouraging these students to play a positive role in nation building is pivotal to the success of the country. The University is taking initiatives such as Great Minds Visit HU! Series to continually invite such people who can have a positive impact of these students mindsets. He also expressed gratitude on behalf of the University to Mr. Asad Umar and his team members who very kindly graced the occasion and had an engaging session with the students. The event concluded with refreshments.