Addressing a national conference on `Setting Standard forthe 21st Century Pakistan’ arranged by HEC, he said the commission’s role has been instrumental in empowering universities to compete in the global community.
“The universities have the capability to provide industry-relevant courses and learning opportunities to students. By maintaining close links with industries, they can create and support innovation and development,” Latif Khosa added. Pakistani youth should be oriented in a manner that they can make their mark not only in the field of education but in sports and other activities as well, he added.
“We need to channelise their energies so that they are not made tools of terrorism,” he said.