Govt spending huge amount on girls’ education promotion
Staff RepprterWednesday, January 16, 2013 - Peshawar—Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti has offered keys of busses to administration of different girls’ colleges in the province during a simple gathering at chief minister house on Tuesday. He said that the present government has spent considerable resources on promotion of higher education particularly girls education. He said that spreading the light of education was the only way forward to battle specific circumstances confronting the region.
It merits a mention here that the CM has promised these colleges for provision of buses on visits to concerned districts. He said that girl’s colleges were in dire needs of buses for transport. Keys of buses were offered to principal of Government Girls College Sarai Saleh Haripur, Government Girls Degree College Boni Chitral, Government Girls Post Graduate College Kohat, Government Girls Degree College Khwaza Khela Swat, Government Girls Degree College Lund Khwar Mardan and Government Girls Degree College No. 2 Haripur. Principal of the colleges received the Keys while drivers of the buses were also present on the occasion.
Provincial Minister for Higher Education Qazi Muhammad Asad, Secretary Farah Hamid, Muhammad Kabir Afridi, Chief Planning Officer Higher Education Muhammad Ehsan, Muhammad Zaman, Javed Akbar, Central President PSF Bashir Khan Sherpao, ANP district officer bearers Haripur, Chitral and Kohat and others were also present on the occasion.
Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti has said that his government was committed for provision of opportunities of healthy activities to youth and has undertaken practical measures for promotion of healthy activities of education, sports and tourism. He was talking to a delegation of ANP Chitral. Other members of the delegation were president ANP District Chitral Syed Muzafar Ali Shah, General Secretary Aziz Beg, former MPA Zafar Ahmad, Maqsood-ur-Rahman PSF Chitral, Aziz Ahmad, President ANPChitral Women-Wing Khadija Sardar, Sifat Bibi, Principal Government Girls Degree College Sarwat Jehan, Prominent Para glider of Chitral Shahzada Farhad Aziz and Sajad Husain.
Matters pertaining to progress on development schemes of the present government in Chitral and people problems remained under discussion. They thanked the chief minister on present government development efforts in education communication and health sectors in Chitral. The chief minister offered cheque of grant worth Rs. 1 million to president and vice president Hindukush Association for Para gliding Chitral for promotion of Para gliding. He lauded Chitral youth interest in Paragliding and assured government support in this cause.