SHIKARPUR: A seminar was held at Government Girls High School Haji Fatah Mohammad (GGHSHFM) Shikarpur with the theme of ‘Importance of education for girls’. It was organized by Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) Hyderabad in collaboration with Oxfam and Novib on Friday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shikarpur Abid Saleem Qureshi was the chief guest on the occasion. DO Education Shikarpur Najamun Nisa Mangi was the guest of honour.
Addressing on the occasion, Abdul Wahid Sangrasi, the program coordinator SPO said that education is the fundamental right of the girls, and woman has a status of a pillar in our society. Abida Zafar, the field in-charge of SPO Shikarpur, said that education is a most important for girls to development a healthy society while women have equal rights in the society. She stressed the need to get education and make a better future. She vowed to work for promotion of education and said that such programs would be continued. SPO has launched a campaign entitled “Citizens first, human security in Pakistan” to create awareness amongst people.
DC Shikarpur Abid Saleem Qureshi hailed the efforts of SPO Hyderabad and said that education is an important for everyone, specially to women because they can build entire society. The incumbent government attaches great importance to educational reforms. He advised girls to get education so that they could come to every field.
DO Education Shikarpur Najamun Nisa Mangi, GGHS Headmistress Shafiqul Nisa; Haji Fatah Mohammad, SPO representative Pervaiz Abro, Safia Abbasi, Abdul Kabeer Shaikh, Aijaz Khokhar, and Kambar Siyal also spoke. Girls presented different tableaus and speeches in English, Urdu and Sindhi. They included Kanwal, Yusra, Hina Mahar, Quratul-e-Nain, Nadia Manzoor Khoso, Mariam, Sara Memon, Safia Dayo, Sumera Memon, Aqsa Khoso, and Arifa. Deputy District Officer Intizar Hussain Shaikh, Syed Tanveer Hussain Shah and Wali Dino were judges on the occasion.