23rd March 1940 Pakistan Resolution Day
Lawrence College (Murree)
The celebrations for Pakistan Day at Lawrence College started with much enthusiasm and zeal on the 23rd of March 2019.
Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah was invited as the Chief Guest in honor of the event. He said that the day can be observed with happiness and joy, but it’s time to realize the message and purpose behind these celebrations; to rededicate ourselves to the cause of Pakistan and to be grateful to Allah Almighty for the biggest blessing that is Pakistan. He stressed upon the need of wiping out the menace of terrorism and extremism from the country and achieving sustainable development and progress. He also emphasized on rekindling the spirit of patriotism and being free from the prejudices of caste, colour or creed. He said that we need to face the challenges and advised the students to contribute to nation-building by focusing on studies, acquiring maximum knowledge and acquiring an excellent character. He said we also need to focus on self-accountability instead of being judgmental and finding faults with others. He named peace icons including Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Abdur Sattar Edhi, Mother Theressa, and Nelson Mandela as lead models to bring peace, stability and harmony in the society and country. The concluding talk by Dr. Shah left the audience majorly students with a new spirit of patriotism and optimism.