President Alvi urges youth to gain skill-based education
ISLAMABAD, Mar 17 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday emphasized on youth to gain skill-based education, adopt new technologies and develop analytical skills to make good decisions and achieve progress in life.
He was speaking at a ceremony held at President House here to acknowledge the excellence of the position holders in the Higher Secondary School Certificate examination 2020.While congratulating the position holders in the examinations, he said recognizing achievements of the brilliant students will encourage others to set a path for themselves and move ahead.
He said the real education was the ability to process the acquired information, develop analytical and logical thinking, reach good decisions and draw conclusions.
Talking about the emerging fields of artificial intelligence and neural networks, he noted that human brain was amazing with its 100 billion neurons and 100 trillion connections and one could increase his brain capacity by indulging in mental exercises similar to the way physical exercises were done to strengthen a human body.
“We have to develop our skills, build our brains and excel in fields like information technology where the possibilities are limitless.”