Commitment to education for all renewed

By Mushtaq Paracha
May 21, 2024
Children attend a class at a school in Peshawar. — AFP/File

NOWSHERA: Regional Director of the Federal Government Education System in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Brigadier Shahid Anwar, has said that the government is committed to promoting education nationwide.


He highlighted the collaborative efforts of the government and the Pakistan Army to ensure the implementation of a uniform curriculum across the country and to enable both affluent and underprivileged children to receive quality education. Brig Anwar made these remarks while addressing a reunion and annual awards ceremony at the Federal Government Public High School in Nowshera Cantonment as the chief guest. The event was also attended by Lt Col Ahmed Bakhsh Watto, School Principal Sunbal Parveen, IPEC Foundation Chairman Dr Sami Shafi, Asia Kausar, and others. Former teachers and students were also present.

Brig Anwar underscored the importance of education in the 21st century, stating that eradicating ignorance was crucial for eliminating extremism and terrorism. He urged parents, teachers, and the Education Department to contribute towards achieving the goal.