OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Government College University Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Khaleeq-ur-Rahman has said that Allama Muhammad Iqbals philosophy serves as a beacon of light for the Muslim youth in the contemporary world and students should seek guidance from it. The Vice Chancellor was addressing the students of intermediate Part II at the universitys Bukhari Auditorium. Prof. Khaleeq said that the youth ought to equip them with the latest scientific knowledge to revolutionize the societal landscape. He also stressed that sociological grooming was no less significant than scientific education. If we are to take the genie of extremism by the horns we have to assign equal value to humanities and social sciences, he added. The Vice Chancellor urged the students to seek inspiration from previous batch of intermediate who scored 10 positions in the Lahore Board recently. He assured them all-out support and pledged to ensure an ideal learning environment in the four walls of GCU. Highlighting the glorious traditions of GCU, he stressed on the weight-age of the character-building alongside knowledge acquisition. A common man out on the road should not recognize you through the Maroon Blazer, rather a Ravians character should stand out prominently he said. He strongly advised them to keep away from political activities. He referred to Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnahs famous post-independence address to the Pakistani students wherein he had strictly advised to sever all their links with politics and concentrate whole-heartedly on education.