Islamabad, December 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi has asked the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) to work for promotion of universal primary education in the country. He stated this while talking to Chairman NCHD Colonel (retired) Dr. Amirullah Marwat, who presented the Annual Report of the Commission to the President in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The President said NCHD needs to focus on out-of-school children by providing them formal and non-formal education. The Chairman NCHD briefed the President about the future plans and role of the Commission in promotion of human development and primary education.
He informed that NCHD has introduced primary education in 100 Madaris in Islamabad Capital Territory, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas, besides training 189,000 literacy teachers in literacy and social mobilization. The President appreciated the efforts and role of the Commission in poverty alleviation and capacity building of teachers/supervisors.
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