Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister says children are future of the country

Peshawar, December 23, 2013 (PPI-OT): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for E and S Education Atif Khan Saturday said the children are future of the country and it is responsibility of the governments to make them ready for future challenges in every walk of life by providing them with best educational facilities.

Addressing a Schools sports festival at District Mardan, he said that Rs. 100,000 will be given to each school to improve sports facilities for the students for their physical growth besides the mental.

He further said the provincial government will provide Rs. 100 million to 1,000 schools of the province including 350 high secondary schools for improvement of sports facilities. He said in order to eliminate corruption and politics from education department, the provincial government has taken various measures including appointments and transfers of teachers on merit.

He said the teachers would be appointed at their hometown and nobody would be transferred to any other station after his/her appointment at a school as a punishment. Minister said KP government is committed to bringing the governmental schools at par with private institutions in dissemination of quality education. He said peace, tolerance and development in any society could only be ensured with quality education and same is the priority of the PTI-led provincial government.

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Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: 091 921 1789

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