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Pvt. sector playing vital role: Education Minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education Engr Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman today said that private sector was playing pivotal role in promoting education across the world.

Addressing the ceremony organized here by the representatives of All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association (APPSMA) in honor of the selection of Ziab un Nisa as Board of Governors (BoG) of FBISE, he also commended the role of private sector in country’s education system.

He said that despite facing many troubles in shape of sit-ins during last five years the present government had tried its best for the promotion of education sector. “We had implemented compulsory Quranic education(Nazra and Translation) in both public and private schools of Islamabad Capital Territory( ICT),” he added.

He said that according to the report of Alif Ailan Bahawalpur district had been ranked at number 10 from 46 in district education ranking.

Private Schools should have the right to finalize their fees but they should not increase fee 50 percent at once. He stressed the need to set a mechanism under which the fee could be increased annually.

Earlier, in her address newly elected member of Board of Governors(BoD) of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education(FBISE), Zaib-un-Nisa thanked the representatives of APPSMA for holding an event in connection with her selection.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.