President: (President emphasis to promote distant education for accelerating pace of progress)

Islamabad:President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need of promoting in expensive distance education to accelerate country’s pace of progress.

He was addressing convocation of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology here on Tuesday. The President said distance education will help country develop its human resource.

He said the present government gave highest ever number of fifty thousand scholarships this year to enable the deserving students to get higher education.