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Incumbent Government Strives Hard For Provision Of Quality Education To The Youth Of The Country; NA Deputy Speaker
Thursday, 29th November, 2018

Islamabad November 29, 2018: The Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri has said that educated society is imperative for development and prosperity of the country. He said that provision of quality education in the country was one of the highlights of the manifesto of the Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Government was taking steps on priority basis to achieve this goal.  He said that a special task force has been constituted for upgrading the standard of education and implementing uniform syllabus in the country.  He expressed these views while addressing Oath Taking Ceremony of office bearers of Roots International School Student Council, Islamabad here on Thursday.

The Deputy Speaker said that at present the number of children who were not going to school in Pakistan is more than the total population of Australia. “Admit the children those were not going to schools are a herculean task and unfortunately past Government did not give any attention towards this, however, the present Government under the leadership of Imran Khan is committed to bring those children in schools.  He was confident that the Government’s endeavors will be become fruitful very soon.

He said that due to better educational policies of Tehreek-e-Insaf Government in Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa during the last 5 years, more than five lac students shifted from private educational institutions to Government Schools.  He said that implementing of uniform syllabus and providing equal opportunities to all the children is the foremost priority of incumbent Government.

The Deputy Speaker appreciated the role of private educational institutions in imparting quality education in the country. He lauded the contribution of management of Roots International Schools System.  He said that due to its high standard of education more than ten thousand students were studying in Roots International Schools System all over the country.  He stressed the need for religious education besides other disciplines of education.

On this occasion the Principal of Roots International School System of Islamabad thanked Deputy Speaker for extending invitation to the students to visit Parliament House. Apprising the Deputy Speaker about the Metropolitan International University College (MIUC), a project of Roots International, the Principal said that MIUC would prove a milestone in developing leadership for tomorrow to lead the masses.

Later the Deputy speaker administered oath to the newly elected Office bearers of the Student Council of Roots International School, Islamabad.