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Islamabad

April 21, 2017

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Conference on compulsory education held

Conference on compulsory education held

Islamabad: Third round table conference titled ‘The Implementation of Compulsory Education Act (25-A), in ICT Problems and Solutions’ was organised by National Council of Social Welfare, Islamabad, says a press release.

NCSW Chairman Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik while chairing the conference said that education is the fundamental right of children. He said that the Constitution of Pakistan ensures that no single child may be remained deprived of this right. The present government has taken multifarious steps for the welfare of the students including scholarship to the needy students.

Syed Ishtiaq ul Hassan Gillani, CEO UGOOD, was the chief guest. Representatives of Civil Society, NGOs, Students and other stakeholders attended the conference.

The other speakers, Syed Ishtiaq ul Hassan Gillani, CEO UGOOD, Sadaf Gohar, Idara Talem-o-Agahi, Fazila, Shirakat Foundation, Imrana Jalil, Aurat Foundation, Stephan, Stephan Foundation, Ms. Riffat Shuja, Bedari Foundation, Qudsia Mahtab, Activist for Child Rights, Haseeb Khawaja, Activist for Child Rights and Zohra Khanum, Hashoo Foundation said we are striving for a progressive and developed society which is free from poverty exploitation and ignorance. For the achievement of this goal, the provision of quality education and suitable environment for the children is collective responsibility of the society.

 

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