LAHORE - Inspector General National Highways & Motorway Police, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema has said our country is our identity and home and if there is anything wrong with it we have to set right. He was addressing to the teachers & students of Allama Iqbal Medical College at Lahore. DIG N-5 Central, Mirza Shakil Ahmad, Principle Allama Iqbal Medical College, Professor Dr Mahmood Shukat and a large number of students attended the event. IG also imparted useful information regarding the road safety to the students.

In his address Cheema said that there is no match to founders of Pakistan Quide-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal and we should be proud of them. He said that Poet of the East Allama Iqbal had exposed the hollowness of Western culture and philosophy and portrayed the picture of Islam. He said Iqbal’s concept of Khudi taught Muslims to acquire knowledge and prosper instead of waiting only for the divine help. He further said no other leaders of 20th century can match the charismatic personality of Quaid-i-Azam.

Inspector General said we have many things to be proud of namely championship titles in sports, our nuclear capability, world sixth largest & powerful army, brilliant professionals serving all over the world, four seasons, best quality fruits and rice. He further said that Allah has bestowed Pakistan with lot of natural resources. Inspector General said that our doctors are recognised by the world as best professional doctors and even American Health Department admitted that if Pakistani doctors leave America, it will create immense problem for its health system. He said that our young generation is our powerhouse which is not available to most of the countries of the world and the way Pakistani nation especially youth responded during 2005 earthquake was appreciated all over the world.

Zulfiqar Cheema said that we are living in democratic country in which all segments of society including women have right of vote which is not available to the citizens of many countries in the world. He told the students that education is our weapon and we will defend our county with it. IG reminded students that Quaid-i-Azam said that the responsibility of defending Pakistan is upon young students. So, it is your responsibility to equip yourself with best of education and defend your country, said IG. He further said that all these indicators show that we are on the right direction and soon we will achieve prosperity, stability and peace like Malaysia, Turkey and many other nations. The Principle Allama Iqbal Medical College, Professor Dr Mahmood Shukat also shared his observation and experience on road safety issue.