PM directs to finalize education policy in consultation with stakeholders

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to finalize the proposed education policy at the earliest in consultation with provinces and other stakeholders to formulate a comprehensive roadmap in line with the requirements of modern times to promote education.


Chairing a meeting for the promotion of education, use of technology in the education system and skilled education in Islamabad, he said the roadmap should be implemented after clearly identifying priorities and goals.


Reiterating his resolve to take every possible measure for the promotion of education in the country, Imran Khan said education is the top priority of the government.


Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood apprised the meeting about reforms in the education sector, steps with the regard to distance language in wake of COVID-19 pandemic and various other measures to improve education sector.


Dr Atta-ur-Rehman presented suggestions proposed on strategic action plan.


On the other hand, Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Tuesday expressed confidence that the Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf (PTI), under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, would emerge victorious in the upcoming Senate elections, scheduled to be held on March 3.


Talking to media persons here, he said “the PTI will emerge victorious in the upcoming Senate elections under the leadership of Imran Khan. All members of national and provincial assemblies will vote as per the party decision.”


He disagreed with the impression that there would be any surprise in the Senate polls for the PTI.


He expressed the hope that PTI candidate Hafeez Sheikh would secure victory in the senate elections.


The minister said the capital police would be provided 100 power -bikes and 20 cars for security purpose in the city, adding 300 check posts in the city had been removed, while remaining would also be removed soon.


He urged motorcyclists to observe their lane on the roads as it would help save them from any undue incident.


“The Islamabad city will be most peaceful and organized city in the country,” the minister said.


About Pakistan Democratic Movement’ (PDM)’s long march, he said the government would not create any hurdle in their way till they followed law of the land.


“If the marchers follow the constitution and law, the government will not create any obstruction in their way,” he added.


Sheikh Rasheed said he had advised the PDM leadership to delay long march as the holy month of Ramazan would be approaching soon after their arrival.


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