More women should join workforce after completing their education: President

President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized that more women should join the workforce after completing their education.

Addressing the convocation of Foundation University in Islamabad today, he said responsibility rests with the state to provide the women protection against harassment.

The President pointed out that about twenty million children are out of school and every segment of society should come forward to address this issue.

President Arif Alvi said Pakistan requires graduates in all disciplines including medicine and engineering. He however stressed the importance of creating opportunities for them within the country to prevent brain drain.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Madad Ali urges teachers to fulfill responsibilities towards development of students

Caretaker Minister for Education Madad Ali Sindhi has impressed upon the teachers to broaden the scope of knowledge outside the classrooms for students in order to compete with the modern world.

He said this during his visit to "Student Project Exhibition-Beyond the Class Rooms" in Islamabad College for Girls today.

The Minister expressed satisfaction that special attention is being given towards practical knowledge to polish the skills of young students.

Terming students as a future of nation, the Minister vowed to provide them all-out facilities and asked teachers to fulfill their responsibilities towards the development of students with utmost determination.

Madad Ali Sindhi appreciated the professionalism of the college saying that such standard will not allow students to go to private educational institutions.

The Minister also announced a cash prize of five thousand rupees for every participant of the exhibition.

Source: Radio Pakistan

AJK PM directs to constitute joint recruitment committee for medical colleges in state

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Anwar ul Haq has directed to constitute a joint recruitment committee for the recruitment of professors in medical colleges in the state.

He was chairing a meeting of the Governing Body of Medical Colleges of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister directed that transport, theatres, and other facilities should be provided to the medical students studying in Azad Kashmir.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Education Minister underlines need of character building of youth

Caretaker Minister for Federal Education Madad Ali Sindhi has stressed the need to increase efforts to inculcate Seerat-ul-Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in youth and holding of conferences in this regard in universities.

He was talking to President of International Islamic University Professor Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The Minister said International Islamic University should take the lead on this and ensure that such institutions not only focus on academic education but also focus on character building.

The Minister was informed that the Imam-e-Kaabah Sheikh Mahir Al Muaiqly has been invited to Pakistan and that University will request him to grace the occasion of Seerat Ul Nabi (PBUM) conference as well.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Pakistan and China will establish a joint research center in Islamabad in October to promote the study of Earth sciences and sci-tech exchanges.

This was informed by the official in charge of the center’s preparatory work, Hong Tianhua during the 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services.

He said this center will be a high-level scientific and technological innovation platform between the two countries to promote sci-tech cooperation and talent cultivation.

The center will carry out joint research in four areas, including natural disaster and risk management; geological structures and tectonic activities; climate change and environmental effects; and resources, environment, and green development.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Madad Ali Sindhi for enhancing Pak-Turkiye cooperation in education, culture

Caretaker Minister for Education and Professional Training, Madad Ali Sindhi has called for enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and Turkiye in the fields of culture and education.

He was addressing an event titled 'One Hundred Years of Magnitude: Pak-Turk Affinity, in Islamabad.

The minister said the fraternal relations between Pakistan and Turkiye are an unprecedented manifestation of brotherhood and love, which cannot be compared.

Turkish Ambassador, Prof Dr Mehmet Pacaci, who was guest of honor on the occasion, said Turkiye values and respects the evergreen relationship with Pakistan.

He stressed the need to increase cooperation between the two countries in education, health, tourism, and other matters of mutual interest.

Source: Radio Pakistan