Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that technical and technological education will be promoted to guide the country towards a knowledge-based economy.
He was addressing a ceremony at Malakand University on Friday (today). During his speech, he emphasized that education is a must to uplift society.
He also announced that special programs are also being launched in the universities to acquaint the youth with Islamic values and teachings of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wa Sallam Khatim un Nabiyeen. He added that Al-Qadir University is being established with the same purpose whilst Namal University Mianwali will be made knowledge city.
Furthermore, he said that the government is giving special emphasis to industrialization as well as the agriculture and tourism sectors to take forward the country. He said this will create immense job opportunities for our people in different sectors.
A new policy is being brought next week about the agriculture sector, he announced.
Apart from that, the premier said that we assumed power in the most difficult economic situation. He said we have returned thirty-five thousand billion rupees in loans over the last two and a half years.
PM Khan also talked about megaprojects, saying projects such as Ravi city and Business district in Lahore for wealth creation. He said the investors are also showing great interest in the Bundal Island project. We have started work Mohmand and Basha dams. He was confident that these projects will help the country return its debt, he added.
Above all, the premier said that unprecedented incentives have also been given to construction which will help uplift the industries allied with this sector. He said we are also executing low-cost housing projects.