LAHORE: Eminent educationists of Lahore today [Dec 2] welcomed the measures announced by President Ayub in his monthly broadcast last night regarding students’ demands. They called upon the students to devote themselves wholeheartedly to their studies to equip themselves adequately with knowledge so that they could play their due role in the future development of the nation.

Professor K. M. Aslam. Principal, Islamia College. Civil Lines, said that the President had been most gracious and kind in issuing instructions for redress of genuine grievances of the student community. It was now for the students to take the fullest advantage of the concessions allowed and facilities provided for them as members of the community dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge. Prof Aslam said that now it was the paramount duty of the students to create a healthy academic atmosphere in which they could pursue their studies and knowledge so that they could equip themselves adequately with their role in the future progress of the country.

The Principal of Islamic College for Women, expressed the view that these measures should satisfy the students as their legitimate demands had been met.

Published in Dawn, December 3rd, 2018