Int’l moot on early childhood care concludes


Staff Reporter

The 3rd International moot concluded here called for making effective measures both at the official and private level for early childhood care and development.
This will help to achieve the targets of quality education and to ensure positive growth of the young generation, speakers said at concluding session.
The event was jointly organized by the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Rupani Foundation, Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood and Karakoram International University, Gilgit Baltistan.
While presiding over the concluding session, Vice-Chancellor AIOU, Professor Dr. Zia – Ul- Qayyum said the University will allocate sufficient fund in its next budget for promotion of ECD and will provide every possible support to the government as well to Rupani Foundation and other co-partners for achieving the ultimate target of establishing a prosperous and healthy society and better growth of children at their early stage’
He also spoke about the consistent efforts of the AIOU projecting quality and meaningful education at all levels and enable the young generation to effectively take part in the country’s socio-economic development.
Joint Educational Adviser, Ministry of Education and Professional Training Prof. Muhammad Rafiq Tahir who was the key-note speaker said the conference’s recommendations could support building a national policy on early childhood care.
He said, we are moving fast towards the destination, ensuring proper brought of children. Chairman, Rupani Foundation(RF), Nasruddin Rupani said Rupani Foundation particularly aimed to provide a comprehensive program of education for parents and primary caregivers of children.
The conference followed by signing the Memorandum of understanding(MoU) between the AIOU and Rupani Foundation for promotion of academic activities at the Excellent center of ECHD set up at AIOU. It was signed by the University’s Registrar, Dr. Muhammad Zaigham Qadeer and representative of Rupani Foundation.

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