ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in collaboration with Pakistani missions has setup Examination Centres in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Oman, and Bahrain.
The final exams of Secondary School Certificate, FA, BA, B.Ed (1.5 years) and MBA COL programs for Pakistanis settled in the Middle East will start from February 3 and will be continued till 21st February.
Roll number slips to the students have been sent at their given addresses. Date sheets/roll number slips have also been placed at website [email protected] .
Students abroad could also contact for further information from University’s Directorate of Overseas Education and e-learning in Islamabad, at phone numbers 92-51-9250140 or e-mail [email protected]
Intermediate Urdu paper leaked in Karachi
KARACHI: The intermediate part one Urdu paper was leaked an hour before the exam time.
According to details, the question paper was shared on several social media groups, an official from Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) said.
The exam controller Azeem Siddiqui also seemed helpless in front of the cheating mafia and has asked for help from Director General (DG) Rangers Sindh.
On the other hand, the parents have demanded Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to take notice of this unlawful activity.
China to provide 20,000 scholarships to Pakistani students
ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has said China will provide 20,000 scholarships to the Pakistani students in next three years.
Talking to media here, Mr Jing maintained that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to China will provide an opportunity to both the countries to further explore their bilateral cooperation.
He said Belt and Road Forum session is being held in Beijing from April 25 to 27, in which Prime Minister Imran Khan will make a special address.
“On April 27, Imran Khan will meet Chinese Vice President”, he said and added that both the countries are set to begin the second phase of Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Recalling the China’s commitment to help Pakistan in every sector, the envoy said China was willing to build another economic zone in Dhabeji.
The Chinese Ambassador said there is complete understanding between Pakistan and China that the CPEC is fruitful for both the countries.
11K out-of-school kids to be enrolled by Govt.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood Friday said that the government has decided to enroll over 11,000 out-of-school children in the federal capital’s schools by June this year under a drive to raise a number of school goers.
“Over 11,000 out-of-school children belonging to different age groups were identified under the survey conducted by the ministry in Islamabad and the enrollment of around 5,000 was being ensured at this stage,” Shafqat Mahmood said while addressing the launching ceremony of ‘Wish 2 Action’ Project organized by Rahnuma-EPAP.
“We have tried this campaign as a pilot project in the capital city and soon it will be replicated at the national level after its complete success,” the minister remarked. Highlighting the various challenges faced by the education sector, he said collective efforts were required to bring significant improvement in this area. At present, the country was going through a crucial phase but the government would deliver as per the aspiration of its citizens in its tenure, he added.
He said the prime focus was to provide quality education to every child of the country and uniform education policy was being chalked out for the purpose. Other than that, the government was also working out a number of projects to enhance the education standards in the country he said and added that it was striving to scale up literacy rate from 58 percent to at least 70 percent by the end of its five years term in the office.