Presidents lauds NDU’s contributions in field of policy, strategy formulation

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Tuesday said National Defense University (NDU) had been making important contribution in the field of policy and strategy formulation with particular focus on national security and defence.

He also appreciated the NDU’s efforts for the cause of education particularly training to the armed forces and civilian officers.

The president was talking to a delegation of NDU’s international workshop on leadership and security that called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, a press release said.

The president highlighted that the best way to respond to internal and external challenges was to train people in critical thinking and inculcate the spirit of initiative and unity.

Moreover, he said the international workshop on leadership and security (IWLS) by NDU would help the participants to improve understanding of policy formulation by comprehending the evolving global transformation of security landscape.

He also mentioned that the workshop would also provide opportunity to participants to get first-hand knowledge of Pakistan by visiting strategically important locations.

He further said this workshop would also promote positive image of Pakistan through its foreign participants, besides shaping the way of thinking to plan and prepare for future challenges and bringing together the various thematic strands to debate contemporary issues for enhanced regional cooperation. – APP