KARACHI: Engineers should play their due role for progress and development of Pakistan and transform the country into an Islamic welfare state. This was stated by the Jamaat Islami Karachi chief, Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman while addressing a “carrier guidance seminar for young engineers” held on Sunday. He said engineers should play a vital role in progress and development of a country whereas in a state like Pakistan, role of all professionals in general and engineers in particularly keep a significant importance. JI has been aimed at bringing a peaceful revolution to convert Pakistan as a prosper Islamic country, he said. He was of the view that professional engineers should join the noble struggle for the sake of future of next generations. Though prevailing situation seems bleak but the future of Pakistan would be bright as youngsters, forming over 60 percent of its population, are enthusiastic to change the fate of the country, Naeem stated. He directed the participant, mostly young engineers, to follow the teachings of Islam so as to achieve success both in this world and hereafter. Talking about the domestic political situation, he said that corruption and incompetent rulers have ruined the infrastructure of the country. Young professionals should come forward with firm resolve to build the country.