Serving of humanity shows real character of man: Asad

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said Hakeem Muhammad Saeed Shaheed and Abdul Sattar Edhi were the real characters whose services had made their names unforgettable in the annals of history.

“Man remained immortal because of his services to humanity and noble deeds. We must not get defeated by failures but these failures should be considered the stepping stone towards the destination of success,” he added.  He said, “We should not think what Pakistan has given us rather we must think what we have given to Pakistan.”

He expressed these views while addressing the 15th degree awarding ceremony of the Hamdard University here. He said he had remained attached with the field of education and being the representative of people it was his foremost priority to work for promotion of education in the country.  He said Islam stressed a lot on ethics and values. “Therefore, we must adopt the highest standards of morals and personal deeds besides worship.”

“The personality of man depends upon his vision and goals .Therefore, goals should be high and vision should be clear,” he added. He further said, “If you imagine high objectives and for the welfare of common people you can also follow the footsteps of Abdul Sattar Edhi and Hakeem Muhammad Saeed.”

The Speaker urged the students to set  high objectives in life.  He said fate was in the hand of man and Allah bestowed on man the same which he would plan and strive for.

He said,”We all need to change our thoughts as high and supreme thoughts can change everything positively.” He also advised the students to remain steadfast and struggle for achieving their goals.  He appreciated the efforts of Hamdard University for high standards of education in Pakistan. The Speaker distributed degrees and medals among the students.

Earlier, Chancellor Hamdard University Sadia Rashid said the university was following the great principles laid down by Hakeem Saeed and was striving to maintain high standards of education for the students so that they could serve the people with heart and soul.