Rector of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai has said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is a great leader whose honesty, hard work, academic ability and political understanding are examples of world history and world leaders have always acknowledged his vision.

Dr. Masoom, while addressing a seminar on “Message of Quaid e Azam and contemporary requirements” said that youth should make the best use of their time to enhance the country’s development through excellence in the field of education. The seminar was organized by Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue, Department of Urdu, Department of Political Science & International Relations and Department of History and Studies of IIUI.

The keynote speaker Professor Dr. Ehsan Akbar said that Pakistan was achieved after great sacrifices and it was Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, whose efforts made it possible. He said that even today the Muslims living in India are suffering. Addressing the students, he further said that they should value Pakistan and learn the sacrifices of their forefathers by studying the history.

Among the speakers were the vice president Academics IIUI, Prof. Dr. Ayaz Afsar, Allama Iqbal Open University’s professor and historian Dr. Abdul Basit Mujahid and chairman of Pakistan Studies at Islamia University Bahawalpur Dr. Aftab Hussain Gilani. The speakers shed light on Quaid-e-Azam’s efforts, vision and his practical life in detail and advised the students to follow the guiding principles and teachings of Quaid-e-Azam. A large number of university teachers and students participated in the seminar.