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May 20, 2015

Education Expo by Jang Media Group draws crowds


May 20, 2015

PESHAWAR: Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Tuesday said that socio-economic development was not possible without the restoration of peace in the country, particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
“Restoring peace is not possible without educating the youth and this is reason that the government is spending huge funds on education, particularly in the tribal belt,” he said while addressing as chief guest at the Education-Expo 2015 here.
The governor inaugurated the event organised by the Jang Media Group.Maintaining that the people of Fata were talented, the governor called upon the public and private academic institutions to play a proactive role in educating the youth in the tribal areas.
He said the government had also increased scholarships for the students from Fata. “All possible measures are being taken to equip the tribal youth with academic know-how,” he pointed out. He said peace in the country was linked to stability in Fata.
Sardar Mahtab said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had been facing terrorism for the last 10 years. He added the tribal people had played a key role in wiping out terrorism. “They [tribal people] offered a lot of sacrifices and faced difficulties in the war on terror along with the Pakistan Army jawans,” the governor said.
Appreciating the Jang Media Group management for arranging such a successful expo, the governor said that seminars and programmes were necessary for the development of education. He said such activities would help the students to attain knowledge.
Earlier, the governor cut the ribbon and formally inaugurated the Education Expo-2015.He also visited the stalls arranged by students of the leading universities and academic institutions throughout the country. Later, he gave away souvenirs to the participants of the expo.
The governor was also presented shield by the organisers of the exhibition. The expo was also attended by vice-chancellors of the leading universities, faculty members and a

large number of students.
“Such events are necessary to guide the students. We are thankful to the management for organising the expo,” said a student, Inam Khan.The students thronged the venue and appreciated the efforts of the organisers.
“We have been organising the expo for the last five years to facilitate the students of this region to choose their career,” said Muhammad Haroon, Senior Manager Marketing and Advertisement, Jang Group in Peshawar.He said the Jang Media Group was committed to promoting education in the country and education expo was one of the initiatives.

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