PU HCC organises seminar on leadership in 21st century


University of Punjab Hailey College of Commerce (HCC) Sunday has organised a seminar on “Leadership in 21st Century” which was attended by HCC Principal Prof Dr Hassan Mubeen Alam, LSM Director Dr Ali Sajid, Assistant Professor Dr Khalid Khan, faculty members and a large number of students.

In his address, Dr Ali said that passion and focus were the main characteristics of a leader. He quoted leadership of Dr Mahatir Muhammad, Nelson Mandela and others passion and focus to transform their societies. He said that all great leaders comprise qualities like risk taking, thinking, doing, humility, tolerance and acceptability.

Leaders have inspirational skills not manipulative skills, should think positive and communicate positivism, he added.

He advised the youth to work hard for resolving the problems of the country. He said that a leader should be empathetic not sympathetic.

Dr Hassan Mobeen Alam said the there was no subject of leadership to teach in the college but the college has produced a number of leaders including Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Ministry of Foreign Affairs adviser on foreign policy to PM Sartaj Aziz and others.