Lahore ( ) University of Education, Lahore Toastmasters organized a seminar on “Promoting Youth Leadership in Universities” at Main Campus on May 12, 2022, which was chaired by Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.). The guest speaker was Vice Chancellor, Government College University, Lahore Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi (T.I.). President UE Toastmasters Dr. Humaira Irfan briefed the audience regarding objective and mission of Toastmasters and seminar.
While addressing the seminar, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) said that of course our young generation is not less than anyone in terms of abilities, the only need is to provide them guidance and opportunities. About 65% of the population of Pakistan consists of youth who is going to run the country in the near future, so it is very important to develop leadership skills in them.
He said that enthusiasm in youth is a natural thing but it is necessary to keep this spirit in the right direction. Speaking on the occasion, the guest speaker Vice Chancellor, Government College University, Lahore Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi (T.I.) said that our universities, which are responsible for the development of ideas, innovation and modern science and art, is also responsible for fostering positive thinking and leadership skill in students. He said that countries and nations need new leadership in every age, which is the responsibility of the society and universities are playing their role in this regard.
At the end of the seminar, Director Division of Arts and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Waheed ur Rehman thanked all the participants including the guest speaker. A large number of students and faculty members were also present on the occasion.