City (Ahsan for equal opportunities of education for male and female)March 18, 2016
SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ehsan Iqbal has stressed upon the need of providing the equal education opportunities to all the male and female students belonging to the both urban and rural areas , saying that the PML-N government was striving to curb the menace of the darkness of the ignorance through spreading the light of the knowledge and education as per the vision of the government by promoting the public-private partnership in education sector.
He stated this while addressing the participants of a prise distribution ceremony held at Govt. Muslim Postgraduate College for Women Narowal here on Saturday. he distributed the cash stipends among the local brilliant and deserving students under the Punjab Education Endowment Fund.
Local MPA Khawaja Waseem Butt, Deputy Director Colleges Narowal Murad Ali Gondal, college Principal Raheela Riaz , local notables and senior officials of Punjab Education Foundation(PEF) were also present on this occasion.
Federal Minister Ehsan Iqbal urged the teachers and parents to also focus on the character building of the students and stressed upon the need of bringing change in our social attitude towards the promotion of quality education for all, besides, removing all the hurdles from the way of this noble cause, saying that the students were the future of the country and all of us should secure their educational future by ensuring their easy access to quality education in the society.
He also stressed collective efforts for promotion of education to enhance the literacy rate. He said there was an immediate need to root out illiteracy at grass roots level to bring about radical changes in every sphere of life. He called for changing the education system and removing disparities to ensure even opportunities to all in the country.
Earlier, Federal Minister also distributed the educational stipends and cash prizes among the local brilliant students for their outstanding performance, in this regard…