Quality education imperative for sustained development: President

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that quality education plays a significant role in the progress and sustainable economic development of a nation.

The President made these assertions while addressing the students and faculty members on the 21st Foundation Day of Ghulam Ishaq Science and Technology Institute (GIK) at Swabi, saying that Pakistan’s future was very bright and students are the country’s future, radio Pakistan reported.

He said huge foreign investments are coming to Pakistan under CPEC and asked students to harmonize themselves with the needs and requirements of CPEC as it would offer a lot of jobs opportunities for youth in future.

He said “we need to focus on science and technology education for the
country’s development, and role of GIK was very important towards achievement of this objective”.

The President said no country can make progress without education and
science and technology. He said role of GIK Institute for spreading rays of quality education in the country was commendable and praiseworthy

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