Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized that the use of force is not a solution to eliminate extremism. On the contrary, instilling moral and ethical values into the younger generation will create a moderate, tolerant and progressive society.
In an interactive meeting with officials attending the 115th National Management Course (NMC) on Thursday, he said that civil servants have a huge responsibility to serve the public, to benefit the masses and to improve the moral standards of youth. Our priorities.
The prime minister emphasized that as decision makers, there will always be two choices, one is the easy way of earning money and corruption that leads to destruction and the other is to earn respect and growth which is slow and full of challenges.
Discussing the need for a Single National Curriculum, the Prime Minister stated that parallel education systems have created class distinctions.
The government intends to have a core curriculum adopted throughout the country so that children get a strong base. Thereafter, it is the choice of students to specialize in whatever field they want, he added.
Regarding extremism and rising number of crimes against women & children, Imran Khan said that the main objective of establishing Rehmatul Lil Alameen Authority is to raise the moral standards of our society. The Authority will conduct research and provide guidance based on the life of our Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
The Prime Minister said that children can access a variety of materials through mobile phones, and for immature ideas, such content will give way to misunderstanding and extremism.
“The government will provide an alternative to our youth i.e. the teachings of our Prophet (PBUH) including respect, dignity, family values, ethics and morality,” he said.
The premier also emphasized that using force is not a solution to eliminate extremism, rather instilling moral and ethical values in the young generation will create a moderate, tolerant and progressive society.
Deliberating on the economic challenges, he stated that our government inherited huge fiscal debts due to corruption and malpractices of the previous regimes.
PM Imran Khan stated that due to government’s “ease-of-doing-business” policy all economic indicators are moving in positive direction particularly large scale manufacturing, exports and construction sectors.
He added that despite COVID pandemic which adversely impacted the world economy, Pakistan managed its economy with success which has been acknowledged by international organisations.
He regretted the previous government’s lack of long-term planning. He said that the current government has started the construction of 10 dams to meet the country’s energy and water needs.
The Prime Minister stated that achieving economic growth and prosperity is a gradual process, but the government is committed to implementing long-term reforms in all areas to make Pakistan a regional leader in the 1970s.