Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday said that standard of New National Single Curriculum would hopefully surpass current syllabus of premier English medium schools of the country.
The ‘Hunermand Jawan’ program will be the largest ever skill development program launched in Pakistan
Prime Minister Imran Khan is to launch the Hunermand Jawan program today (Thursday), the country’s largest ever skill development program aimed at the youth of Pakistan.
The University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore on Tuesday held its 26th convocation at the main auditorium of university. Governor Punjab and Chancellor of University Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar presided over the convocation. While Chairman Pakistan Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Professor Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid and Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Engr Jawed Salim Qureshi participated as guests of honor.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made education and education reforms the cornerstones for its election manifesto and campaigns, terming its plans for reforming the sector “the most ambitious education agenda in Pakistan’s history”. Yet, the first full budget presented by the new provincial government has left much to be desired in terms of funds funneled towards education, falling even short of allocations made by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government in some areas.