Young boy who used to bake bread in tandoor becomes lecturer


ISLAMABAD: A young boy who used to bake bread in a tandoor (clay oven) has become a lecturer at Mayo College, Lahore, after winning five gold medals in his academic career.

Mohsin Ali, who hails from a village in Hafizabad district of Punjab, also met with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at the Jinnah Convention Centre during the laptop distribution ceremony on Friday.

The prime minister was pleasantly surprised to see Mohsin Ali among the recipients of the laptops.

He hugged him and congratulated him for his remarkable achievement. He also praised him before the whole audience for setting an example for other youth to follow.

According to Federal Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, Mohsin Ali is a lecturer in the same Mayo College near which he used to put bread on the oven.

She said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif had pursued poor-friendly policies and helped the talented youth like Mohsin Ali by providing them scholarships and opportunities to pursue higher education abroad.

Mohsin Ali gave a speech at the laptop distribution ceremony and shared his personal struggle, education and journey to success in life. He said that he had studied on the educational scholarship given by Shehbaz Sharif, when he was the chief minister of Punjab. He also thanked the premier for his mentorship and encouragement. He also explained the secret of success to Pakistani youth and urged them to work hard and never give up on their dreams.

The participants of the event were moved by Mohsin Ali’s story and gave him a standing ovation.

Many of them got teary eyed with happiness. The prime minister also expressed his pride in young people like Mohsin Ali and said that he wanted to see them develop further.

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