Islamabad: Chief Commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory Jawad Paul has lauded the Turkish contribution to education in Pakistan, terming it a great service by the brotherly country.
PakTurk is supporting quality education in our country which will have a lasting and positive impact on millions of lives and the society in general, he said.
Talking to a group of students who won gold and silver medals in international science competitions recently held in Kenya and Georgia, Jawad Paul said that we are thankful to those who have been sacrificing their time and energy with an aim to make Pakistan a better place.
The group of students led by PakTurk official Ahmet Efiturk included Alam Khatoon and Vishah Nazim, winners of gold medal in Kenya and Aqsa Amber Malik and Kokab Yusaf who won silver medal in the Georgian contest.
Paul expressed his appreciation to all the teachers for their contribution saying that teachers carry a heavy burden in nurturing students to prepare them to bring development to the country.
He urged PakTurk to constantly improve and strengthen the professionalism as they have to discharge responsibility to groom their students to become leaders and face global competition.
Ordinary teachers direct us along the right path but great teachers inspire us to seek our own path, the Chief Commissioner said. Later, the students met with Dr Ikram Ali Malik, Chairman of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.
He appreciated the students for bringing a good name to the country at international forums. Malik asked students to prepare for future contests while stressing on better curriculum, improved environment and focus on values and ethical education.
Research shows that when children read, they improve their skills in all subjects and their vocabulary, grammar and language skills develop, he said.
Dr Ikram Ali Malik also congratulated PakTurk Schools for getting six awards in the international teaching competition held in Turkey and assured all out cooperation by the government.
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