President Mamnoon Hussain on
Saturday said Karachi operation would continue till complete
restoration of law and order in the metroplis.
He was speaking at the ceremony for the distribution of
laptops among the students of Institute of Business
Administration (IBA) here.
The President said through National Action Plan, the
situation all over the country would be improved and made
conducive for the national economy.
He said there was a need to utilize all the energies and
resources for the education and training of the youngsters in
the country in order to brighten their future.
The President said the curriculum should formulated be in
accordance with the national needs as wel as the aspirations
and for this purpose, the government was taking necessary
He pointed out that the future of the country was linked
with the future of youngsters and those nations that deviate
from this objective or lag behind in the realms of education,
could not compete in the race for progress and development.
The President made it clear that there was no change
in the route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
and that one should not pay any heed towards any propaganda
in this regard.
He said that with the completion of the CPEC, large number
of opportuinities would come to the fore and that youngsters
should prepare themselves to fulfill their responsbilities in
He said that distribution of laptop as well as academic
projects would contribute towards academic excellence that
would help cater to the future needs.
The President said that in the past the Kalabagh Dam project
had become controversial but those at the helm of affairs at that
time, did not come up with any other dam project which caused loss
to the country's economy.
He said that the present government was implementing right
policies for the betterment of the country and the results of
these were coming to the fore.
He also asked the people to use their energies for the
policies that are for the betterment of the country and for
the elimination of any irregularities.
The President said that the country for the past decades has
been facing challenges that include terrorism and extremism.
The government was carrying out operation against terrorism and
extremism which was going ahead in a successful manner, he added.
He said Operation Zarb-i-Azb and Karachi Operation were part
of this approach. By the end of this year, the problem would be
overcome and there would be a marked difference in the law and
order situation in the country, he added.
He said "we will have to tackle the factors that give rise
to tendency of extremism. Education is important to curb any
The President also emphasised the need of female education
so as to help spur the process of development in the country.
On the occasion, he distributed laptops among the students
and congratulated the recipients.