ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has called upon the youth to follow the principles of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah for their success in life.

He was addressing a function in connection with Yaum-e-Quaid at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad. The President said youth can become good leaders by continuous hard work and paying attention to education.

He said Quaid-e-Azam was a great personality having deep understanding of religious values.  He said extremism was not part of his personality. He said Muslims of sub-continent got their independent homeland as a result of Quaid-e-Azam's political strategy and continuous struggle.

The President said teaching of Islam and history are being made part of the curriculum which would help promote harmony among the provinces. Mamnoon Hussain said, “The whole nation should fully support operation Zarb-e-Azb for rooting out the menace of terrorism from the country.”

He urged the youth to wage jihad against corruption to move the country forward on the path of progress and prosperity.