May 08 , 2017
Educational institutions play an important role in development of a country: Mamnoon
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said that educational institutions play an important role in human resource and economic development of a country while emphasising that it is the basic responsibility of teachers to also focus on character building of students along with imparting quality education.
The President was talking to a delegation of Tanzeem-e-Asateza Pakistan which headed by its President Prof Mian Muhammad Akram called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, in Islamabad on Monday.
Federal Education & Professional Training Minister Engineer Muhammad Balighur-Rehman and senior civil officials were also present at the meeting.
Expressing his keen interest in promoting quality education across the country, the President hoped that teachers will continue playing their due role for proper training and education of new generation. The President underlined that it is also the responsibility of teachers to play their part in controlling sectarian differences and parochialism in educational institutions.
Mamnoon called for benefiting from the experiences of other countries to further improve the state of education, He said that policies of the government are in the right direction for improving the standard of education. He apprised that Urdu as an official language has been completely enforced at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
President Mamnoon Hussain said that the incumbent government is working sincerely to resolve issues of the teachers and in this regard has taken measures for their welfare.
The President noted with appreciation that Ministry of Professional Education & Professional Training is endeavouring to formulate new educational curriculum in line with modern requirements in consultation with all stakeholders including the provinces.
The President hoped that soon a uniform educational curriculum would be introduced for the whole country which would further nurture feelings of harmony, fraternity and brotherhood in the society for attaining collective development
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