Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said teachers play an important role in the lives of their students by molding budding personalities to grow as useful citizens. In his message, the CM said teachers are the intellectual guardians of society and they enjoy the high status of spiritual fathers of their students. It goes without saying that students can achieve the pinnacles of glory due to the hard work and guidance of their teachers. On this day, I pay rich tributes to the teaching community. My teachers have played an important role in my life, he continued. The teaching community has been given the right status in the new Pakistan, he said and asserted that respect and honor of teachers is binding on all of us. The teachers are the pride of the society as well as a benefactor of the nation; the CM said and vowed that respect for teachers will be ensured.