In a recent ceremony organized by the All Pakistan Memon Federation (APMF) in Karachi, the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, highlighted the crucial role of businessmen in the country’s economy. He emphasized that businessmen are the backbone of the economy and the leading contributor to the economic progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
President Alvi acknowledged the remarkable contributions of the Memon community to the country’s economy. He mentioned that the community has been running hundreds of educational institutes and hospitals, which have positively impacted the lives of many people.
Moreover, the President emphasized that business, social work, and charity are the identification of the Memon community. However, he urged the community to make more efforts to strengthen the poor people of the country.
While addressing the audience, President Alvi expressed his concern over the slow progress of Pakistan as compared to its neighboring countries. He lamented that despite the provinces spending almost 25 percent of their budget for education, 2.2 million children were still out of school.
The President urged the need to bring these out-of-school children into the education system and improve the quality of education in the country.
In conclusion, the President of the APMF, Mr. Shabir Haroon, Former President APMF, Mr. Hanif Motlani, and others also addressed the ceremony. President Alvi distributed mementos among the Heroes of the Memon Community and urged them to contribute more towards resolving the problems in Pakistan.
Overall, the President’s acknowledgment of the Memon community’s contribution to the economy and his call for more efforts to uplift the poor is a positive step towards the country’s progress and development.