Abu Dhabi: Philanthropists need to emulate institutions like Merryland School which caters for the education of underprivileged children, said Jamil Ahmed Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE during his visit to the Merryland School. The school is having underprivileged students from 48 different nations. He further said, it was a step forward to enliven the academic spirit and adding green to the multicultural nuance at the School.
Mrs. Susheela George. Founder of Sherwood Group of Schools while briefing the Ambassador described that the school is run on international standards and emphasizes more on the grooming the children and their psychological upkeep mainly triggered due to poverty related problems of the house.
While addressing a crowd of 300 students, the Ambassador emphasized that vibrancy, vitality and motivation if utilized properly can take a person to any heights in education and life. The Envoy focused on involvement of new generation on the extra-curricular activities rather than spending excess time on socializing with electronic media. While responding to the queries, the Ambassador said that in building ones educational career, affluence and social status do not matter provided the spirit of progressing and spirit of serving the humanity is maintained.
The Pakistan top diplomat in the UAE also announced that Pakistan Mission will host a seminar at the Embassy premises with a view to give better vision to the future leaders of tomorrow.