Education only solution to national problems: Minister

Lahore:April 09:Punjab Minister for Higher Education and Population Welfare Begum Zakia Shahnawaz Friday said education is the only solution to resolve national problems.

The minister stated this while addressing participants of staff course and faculty members of Command and Staff College Quetta at Civil Secretariat Lahore. Additional Chief Secretary Shumail Ahmed Khwaja welcomed the military delegation led by senior instructor Command and Staff College Ahmed Jawad, currently on a study tour to Lahore. Briefing was also arranged on the occasion.

culture: Speakers at Visakhi Mela Friday he pledged to promote language and culture of Pakistani Punjab. The event was organised by Punjabi Parchar at Alhamra where Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ali Khan was the guest of honour. “Like cultures of other provinces, we would continue our struggle to keep the Punjabi culture alive,” Mashhood told the gathering in a jam-packed hall. He said the Punjab government will also make special arrangements in this regard. According to a press release, Punjabi Parchar director Ahmad Raza, who stressed the need of making Punjabi a compulsory subject on secondary level, said the Punjabi language also needs to be promoted to help overcome extremism, as it is the language of Sufi saints.The news.

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