MEDINA: President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday paid respects at Roza-e-Rasool (Peace Be Upon Him) in Medina Munawara, ARY News reported.
According to details, the president, who is in Saudi Arabia to perform Ummrah, paid his respects at Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH) and also offered Nawafil at Riaz-ul-Jannah and prayed for the stability, security and prosperity of Pakistan.
Earlier on Sunday night, President Dr Arif Alvi had reached Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he was welcomed at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport by Prince Saud Bin Khalid Bin Faisal, the deputy governor of the holy city, Pakistani Consul-General Shehryar Akbar Khan, as well as other top officials.
Before leaving for Saudi Arabia yesterday, President Dr Alvi while addressing a ceremony titled “Artificial Intelligence and Computing”, had said “education is mandatory for alleviating poverty as advanced skills would be required in the modern economy.”
He further said fourth industrial revolution was coming in which machines will replace many jobs of humans.
The president said the components of fourth industrial revolution were enormous computing power, sensors and other sophisticated technologies and added that there is a need to focus on promoting research and technology-based knowledge among the students to enable Pakistan to join the ranks of advanced countries.