Pakistan, US reaffirms resolve to broaden collaboration in domains of education, culture
Ms. Angela Aggeler, while talking the bilateral relationships of two countries has said, President Joe Biden is very much familiar with Pakistan so the relations between two countries will be ever stronger in the future
United States Charge d’ Affairs in Pakistan Ms. Angela Aggeler called on the Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood today. The two sides discussed affects of Covid-19 pandemic on the educational sector, universities partnership programs, the role of technology in education, Single National Curriculum, and collaboration on technical and skill areas. Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said, relationships of both countries in the education sector is the best in the world and people of both countries are learning from each other. The two sides has expressed the desire to deepen ties through consistent engagements in areas of education and culture. Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood highlighted the steps taken by the ministry to keep the educational process continue during the Covid-19 pandemic i.e launching of Teleschool, Radio school, E-Taleem portal, initiative of the distance learning program and online contents development. While apprising the use of technology experiments in education, steps for enhancing stable internet connectivity across the country, teachers training and madrassah reforms program, the Minister remarked, the results of these far reaching reforms shall be seen in next few years and will change the landscape of education and learning in the country. Ms. Angela Aggeler, while talking the bilateral relationships of two countries has said, President Joe Biden is very much familiar with Pakistan so the relations between two countries will be ever stronger in the future. While talking to the regional situation, federal minister Shafqat Mahmood said, stable Afghanistan is in our vital national interests and we shall extend all possible cooperation for lasting peace in Afghanistan. The both sides reaffirmed their firm resolve to further strengthen their relations through consistent engagements. The meeting was also attended by the federal Secretary education Ms. Farah Hamid Khan.