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MQM to lay network of educational institutions across country: Amin-ul-Haque

MQM to lay network of educational institutions across country: Amin-ul-Haque
 Posted on: 1/11/2014
Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Coordination Committee’s Member, Aminul Haque, said here on Saturday that his party after getting elected to power would set up a network of educational institutions across the country.
He was speaking at the inauguration of new classes of science at Govt Girls Pilot Higher Secondary School and while laying the foundation of a block of the school being reconstructed and refurbished with the funds of Haq Parast legislators -- Sufiyan Yusuf and Rehan Zafar. The School’s Principal, Ms Syeda Humaira Zareen and large number of teachers and students were present on the occasion.
Emphasising the need for raising the standards of education by ensuring merit in all the educational institutions of the country, he said that country could produce scientists like Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and MQM chief Altaf Hussain only if merit and merit alone was made criterion for admissions to educational institutions.
Deploring that only 2.2 per cent has been allocated for education in the country’s budget, Mr Haque said that the MQM would strive to get the education’s budget raised by five per cent.
Lauding that the students of the school for showing their talents in both the curriculum and non-curriculum activities, he said that the MQM had always desired to help provide better opportunities to girl students so that they could prove their mettle in sphere of life.
Lashing out at the menace of unfair means in examinations, he said that the MQM was endeavouring hard to bring an end to the menace of cheating.
Pointing out that literacy rate in Karachi was 60 per cent, he said that the MQM would leave no stone unturned in getting the city’s literacy rate increased to 80 and 90 pc, but such a task would not be possible without the cooperation of parents.
MNA Sufiyan Yousuf, on this occasion, exhorted the students to cultivate self-confidence among them and strive hard to get better education so that they could serve the country.
MPA Rehan Zafar said that he was pleased that the MQM had honoured its another commitment by re-opening science classes in the school and has also embarked upon the reconstruction and renovation of its block.
Earlier, the school’s band played different tunes so as to welcome the Coordination Committee Member, Aminu Haque.

10/24/2016 3:12:05 PM