Human resource development vital for mega projects: Marriyum


ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the government is investing in human resource development as it is vital for the success of mega projects such as CPEC.

Addressing an education expo in Islamabad on Tuesday, she said under the umbrella of PM Youth program, several projects have been started for the education, skill enhancement and professional development of the youth.

She said quality education is the main component of PM education reforms program in which main emphasis has been given to the training of the teachers.

The minister said supplementary grant of three billion rupees has been released in order to equip all the public sector schools in Islamabad with modern facilities.

Under the reforms program, montessari classes have been introduced and buses have been provided to the educational institutions.

She said the provincial governments are also giving special emphasis to the education and health sectors, adding that the textbooks of Punjab Textbook Board have been digitalized in order to ensure their easy access.

She said the day is not far when Pakistan will emerge as a healthy and educated country on the world map.

Earlier, Marriyum Aurangzeb said motive of PTI is to fan anarchy by disseminating baseless and wrong information in the country.

Reacting to tweets of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leaders Shireen Mazari and Naeem-ul-Haque, she said PTI is habitual of leveling unfounded allegations

She claimed that the politics of PTI are aimed at clashes among institutions of the country.

Expressing her regret on irresponsible tweets by PTI leaders, she said that PTI should avoid hurling hollow statements over wrong information and without investigation.



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