LAHORE:President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said the glorious teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) are beacon of light for human beings and urged to seek guidance from His life to overcome egoistic attitudes.
addressing the passing out ceremony of the participants of 114th National Management Course at National Management College, he said it was highly important to overcome “egoistic attitudes” and it was imperative to extend maximum public facilitation at administrative level.
Talking about traditions of bureaucracy Dr Alvi said, “Principle is always the same but techniques change with the passage of time.” Minds bring change, he said, in any society morality, honesty, good leaderships and intelligence were the key elements linked with a change. Alvi said Pakistan was changing and it was not easy to eliminate at once the corruption and other menaces which had harmed the country like a termite in the past.
It was very important to identify problems and own them as well, he remarked. The president said for the solution of any problem one must look at failures or mistakes occurred in the past and never ignore the stakeholders while finding their solutions. Dr Arif Alvi said the bureaucracy had a big role in decision making process and parliamentarians should also benefit from research.
Strengthening of the institutions was very important to achieve desired goals, he maintained.
The president hoped that all officers would give their best while discharging their responsibilities.