Nations become strong by maintaining ethical values: Sadia
Hamdard Naunehal Asssembly session held in Karachi
KARACHI: A function of Hamdard Naunehal Assembly Karachi chapter comprising speeches, recitation of verses from Holy Quran, na’at, national songs and Dua-i-Said was held yesterday on topic-’We children are defenders of Pakistan, either in peace or war’ at Bait-ul-Hikmah Auditorium Madinat al-Hikmah.
Sadia Rashid President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan presided over meeting. Brig (retd) Dr Riaz-ul-Haq, CEO Hamdard University Hosptal Taj Medical Complex was invited as chief guest. Sadia Rashid said, patriotism was identified with valor, sacrifice and indomitable love for country. As world has globalised, countries develop strategies to compete for markets, technologies and skills that will raise their standards of living.
“In this era, those nations are successful who have strengthened their economy and continue to maintain discipline, tolerance, justice, rule of law, unity and integrity in their respective societies. Moving ahead on these fronts with hard work and dedication, we can also join ranks of successful, dignified, developed, civilised and strong nations in world,” she added.
Brig (r) Dr Riaz said, “Nations with a stronger sense of identity and societal coherence have a competitive advantage over nations with a more fragmented sense of identity or that lack allegiance to any sort of unified nationhood. Shaheed Hakim Mohammed said foresaw need to cultivate a sense of belonging and association in population with newly founded Pakistan. Speaker Naunehal Assembly Rohan Suleman (Hamdard Public School) moderated meeting. Nabiha Jamal (HPS) leader of House and Ayesha Fawad (HPS) opposition leader of House and young orators also spoke. Later Sadia Rashid and Brig (r) Dr. Riaz distributed prizes among students.
Published in The Daily National Courier, September, 14 2022