Ministry of CADD to cooperate with private schools: Tariq

Capital’s special children schools to be upgraded

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Minister of State Capital Administration and Development Division, Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary Thursday said CADD would provide all out help and cooperation to the federal private educational institutions. Chairing a meeting with the owners of private educational institutions at his office, he said the role of private educational institutions in the education sector was admirable and praiseworthy.
The minister of state also formed a committee on the issue of shifting of federal private schools, established in the residential areas on the direction of CDA.
The committee consists of officials of ministry of CADD, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and Capital Development Authority (CDA). Tariq Fazal said that the issues with the private schools would be resolved with consultation and reconciliation, adding that “we will cooperate with 200,000 students studying in the federal capitals private schools”.
The minister of state said that education was the basic right of the children and it was the national obligation to educate each and every child across the country.
The meeting was attended by the secretary CADD, Chairman CDA and Chairman PARA. They also welcomed the PM’s Educational Reforms Programme in the country.
Talking to media Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary said that capital’s five special children’s educational institutions would also be upgraded through Prime Minister Education Reforms Programme.
Talking to media here Thursday he said, the government has transferred these schools to the ministry of CADD aiming at to renovate them.
The Minister of State said through the ongoing reforms programme, five new buses has also been granted to these institutions for special students with disabilities. The Minister of state said that new teachers were being hired to meet the need of the teaching faculty in these educational institutions.
He said teacher training program to train the teaching faculty was also underway so that they can enable their students to face the challenges and cope with the changes in the world. Tariq Fazal said the standard of education in public schools would be improved to reduce the gap between public and private educational institutions.
He said the a “Curriculum Wing” has been create in the ministry of CADD adding that a building has also been allocated to this wing. This wing was create to modernize the curriculum of the educational institutions according to the need of the hour, he added. Tariq Fazal said “The Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz were paying special attention for the promotion of education sector and the journey of progress would be continued under their supervision”.

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