NA Speaker for strengthening Academia-CPEC linkages

 NA Speaker for strengthening Academia-CPEC linkages

PESHAWAR: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said on Monday the KP government should formulate flagship programmes for educated youth.

He said this in a meeting with Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Higher Education and Information Kamran Bangash.

The special assistant apprised the speaker about the promotion of higher education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The speaker said revolutionizing the educational system could lead the country to the path of progress and prosperity.

He said that real change could be brought by providing education facilities to the youth. Asad Qaiser said that schools, colleges and universities should be set up in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to promote education. He directed the special assistant to help link the educational institutions of the province with the relevant institutions of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The speaker said that a comprehensive plan should be devised to spend one billion dollars allocated for the education sector under CPEC on the provision of educational infrastructure and facilities.

Asad Qaiser said that new programmes for the youth should be initiated as per the demand of the market. He hoped CPEC would create immense employment opportunities in the province.

He said that agreements should be signed between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Chinese universities for the promotion of technical education.

Source: The News

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