Education indispensable for promotion of democratic values: PM

Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the government is making efforts to improve and strengthen education which is necessary for promotion of democratic values in the country.

Addressing the Convocation of Air University Islamabad on Thursday, he said our youth can play effective role in development of the country only by getting modern education.

He said our Constitution is based on Islamic principles and Islam stresses the need for education.

PM Nawaz Sharif said reforms will be introduced in education system to make it in accordance with the needs of modern times.

The Prime Minister said we want to promote tolerance in the society though promotion of education.

He said special attention will be paid on girls’ education in the new education policy.

Nawaz Sharif said more than half of our population comprises women and they will be provided better opportunities to play their due role in nation building.

The Prime Minister assured that land will be arranged for construction of new campus of Air University.

Later, the Prime Minister gave away degrees and awards to about one thousand graduates of the university.

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