Discipline can earn us success: Mayor Waltham Forest

LONDON: Overseas Pakistanis are not only asset for Britain but for Pakistan as well and Government of Pakistan should take positive steps to take overseas Pakistanis on board to strengthen country’s economy. Overseas Pakistanis with struggle, hard work and spirit earned a space and a good name in Britain and world over they are now eager to benefit motherland by these experiences.
This was stated by Pakistani community leaders in a reception hosted at the chamber of Councillor Nadeem Ali, Mayor Waltham Forest. Besides Councillor Nadeem Ali, former Mayor Councillor Liaqat Ali, former Community Welfare Minister of Pakistan High Commission Salis Kayani, Chairman UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Haji Siddiq, Chairman World Congress of Overseas Pakistanis Qamar Raza, Chairman British Muslim Freinds of Labour Chaudhry Shaukat Ali, Councillor Mehboob Chaudhry, Chief Editor The Nation Muhammad Sarwar, Chief Editor Nawai Waqt London Akhtar Gulfam, General Secretary UK-Pakistan Press Club Azhar Javed, Chief Editor UK Times A Haq, renowned business man Najeeb Ahmed, Chaudhry Majid Ismael and Sajid Hussain also attended the function. Abid Chishti on community welfare and Ramzan Chugtaie for journalistic performance were given shields.
Councillor Nadeem Ali stressed the need to follow the sayings of Quaid e Azam. “We are quoting Quaid at every moment and instance but so far we have failed to follow these sayings and if we follow only discipline we will be in a position to enahce the pace of development and success will be our ultimate luck”, he added.
Former Minister Welfare Salis Raza Kayani said everyone should take himself accountable as the year 2013 is ending and see what he did this year for country. “The nations which are not holding themselves accountable cannot develop or prosper”.
Former Mayor Liaqat Ali has congratulated Pakistani community over Birth Anniversary of Quaid e Azam and Christian community on Christmas saying the real message of December 25 is love for humanity.
Other speakers also urged to open the hearts for love, peace and brotherhood and ensure tolerance.