First of its kind – National Skills University to be established in Islamabad soon

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First ever Public Sector University for technical and vocational education was announced to be set up very soon. National Skills University

Pakistan is making progress in all fields of life which is the cause of the Education.  So the importance of Education is undeniable. And to get massive progress we still need more Educational institutions in Pakistan. The steps are being taken in this regard, as at the Inauguration Ceremony of Al-Farabi Technical and Vocational Training Centre in Nilore,  on Thursday an announcement was made by Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training,  Engr. Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman. In this ceremony first, ever Public Sector University for technical and vocational education was announced to be set up very soon. National Skills University was said to be established in Islamabad in a couple of months.

Minister also spoke about the importance of technical and vocational education in the society.  He termed a properly trained person can get not only better employment opportunities but his skills would be beneficial for the society too.

“Focus on technical and vocational education will not only improve individual performance but also increase our National Productivity “, Minister emphasized.

“Both boys and girls should have opportunities to get the vocational education and hence become productive members of the society”, he said.

Minister also termed that teachers should also inculcate positive thinking in students besides formal education and teach them ethical conduct and train them for teamwork. Character building and ethical grooming are even more important than formal education; we need to harness the talent of our young population for useful purposes, make them life-long learners and contributors for well being of society”  minister’s words.

While speaking on public-private partnership he said that such ventures have helped increase efficiency and accessibility in the education sector.

“Prime Minister’s Education Reform Program is in full swing; under the program government schools operating in the capital are being upgraded with modern infrastructure and facilities”, he said.

Under Public-Private Partnership the model training center in Nilore has been established. This program is designed by Al-Farabi Islamic School and Degree College in collaboration with National Education Foundation ( NEF ).

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