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We need to promote inexpensive distance education says President


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

15th Sep, 2020. 02:11 pm
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President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that it is the need of time to promote inexpensive distance education to accelerate country’s pace of progress.
According to the details, he was addressing convocation of a University in Islamabad today.
The President said distance education will help country develop its human resource.
He said the present government gave highest ever number of fifty thousand scholarships this year to enable the deserving students to get higher education.
Earlier President Dr. Arif Alvi in a separate statement asked the students to strike a balance in their curricular and extracurricular activities to excel in their life.The President said the students have an important role to play to carve out a name for the country in the comity of nations.

Dr. Alvi noted the country will move forward on the path of progress and development with the promotion of education.

He said this is a big struggle but expressed the confidence that the country will see improvement in the field of education with each passing year.

He said about twenty million children are out of school and it is our responsibility to bring them into the educational institutions.

Dr. Arif Alvi said enrollment of all children in schools, no dropouts, and introducing the latest technology in the education sector are his foremost priorities.

Dr Arif Alvi said that his goal of entering the politics was not to reach the presidency but to make efforts towards bringing improvement in the living standards of the people by providing them better health and education facilities.

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi also drew the attention of the students towards the challenges of global warming and water shortages. He asked the students to plant more trees to cope with the issue of climate change and avoid wastage of water.