Seminar on Perception Management & National Integration held at SALU
KHAIRPUR – Jul 15,2021- Major General Ghulam Shabir Narejo, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Pano Aqil Cantonment visited the Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur.
He called on the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto in Vice Chancellor Secretariat. An interactive session was held with the deans of various faculties of the university.
Later on, Major General Ghulam Shabir Narejo extensively visited Central Library, SALU F.M Radio 96.2, Command & Control Room, Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation (CBC) Archaeology & Anthropology Museum and Date Palm Research Institute (DPRI).
Meanwhile, a one-day seminar on Perception Management and National Integration” was held.
Speaking to the participants of the seminar, Major General Ghulam Shabir Narejo said it is matter of immense pleasure to address with the deans, directors, chairpersons, faculty members, officers and students of university and added, “I am proud that I studied at this prestigious institution for 6 months.”
He talked on 5th Generation Warfare (5GW) and said this warfare is conducted primarily through non-kinetic military action, such as social engineering, misinformation, cyber-attacks, along with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and fully autonomous systems.
He said that the 5GW is perception management and after World War-II, in nation state system their emerged different theories in order to achieve the national interest i.e. realism, liberalism, and constructivism. State is seeking national power and national interest.
He quoted the example of the emergence of block system after World War-II and added that the emergence of uni-polar world after 9/11 and different challenges emerged for Pakistan.
Major General Narejo said that Pakistani nation stood firmly against war on terror on the basis of their commitment with the ideology of Pakistan as sense of patriotism. He said that Pak China relations are deep-rooted in history. CPEC is glaring example in this regard.
He said national integration is the need of the time because our motherland Pakistan emerged on the basis of two nation theory, we must be united under the one flag and one country Pakistan despite diversified nations, cultures, languages, sects etc.
Major General Ghulam Shabir Narejo stressed the need to concentrate on merit culture and advised the students to focus on the pursuit of academic excellence.
Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor warmly welcomed the guest Major General Narejo. He appreciated the efforts of Major General Ghulam Shabir Narejo for inviting the academic institutions of the region to visit the Pano Akil Cantonment.
Dr. Naveed Ahmed Shaikh, Director Postgraduate Studies briefed about the academic and research activities of the university.
Later, questions answer session was also held.
Raja Tarique Chandio, Deputy Commissioner Khairpur, Anwar Ali Bugti S.P Headquarter Khairpur, deans of the faculties, chairmen, sectional heads and students attended the seminar. The souvenirs and cultural gifts were presented to the guests.