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Governor says education shaping Pakistan’s future

By Bureau report
February 26, 2024

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Ghulam Ali on Sunday highlighted the role of education in shaping Pakistan’s future.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Ghulam Ali posses with delegation from Peshawar University, Islamia College, Agricultural University, Khyber Medical College, NCS and Imam Abu Hanifa College on February 25, 2024. — Facebook/Haji Ghulam Ali Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Ghulam Ali posses with delegation from Peshawar University, Islamia College, Agricultural University, Khyber Medical College, NCS and Imam Abu Hanifa College on February 25, 2024. — Facebook/Haji Ghulam Ali Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

He was talking to a 70-member delegation of students, a handout said. Ghulam Ali underscored that providing quality education was a primary duty of both federal and provincial governments.

The governor expressed a strong desire to ensure that no child was deprived of getting education due to adverse conditions. He encouraged both male and female students to invest their time in studies and utilize the internet for educational purposes.

Addressing concerns raised by the student delegation regarding issues such as fees and scholarships, Governor Ali assured them that he would personally engage with the heads of educational institutions, including vice-chancellors, to address these matters.

He emphasized the importance of providing free education to disabled children, enabling them to contribute meaningfully to the nation. Governor Ali termed the students an asset to the nation and stressed the need to protect and channel their energies positively for social development.

He acknowledged the challenges and expectations faced by today’s youth in the realm of modern education and reassured them of the government’s commitment to investing in education. Expressing gratitude to the students for their visit, Ghulam Ali said that he was the first governor who actively engaged with various sectors and promptly addressed their concerns. He urged the youth to excel not only in education but also in contributing to the development of the motherland.