Peshawar: Speakers at a seminar on Education have urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take serious steps for introduction of a uniform education system, resolution of the students’ issues, and to ensure provision of facilities at the public sector education institutions in the province.
The seminar on titled “Promotion of education for Development” was arranged by Islami Jamiat-e-Talba Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here at Peshawar Press Club on Monday. The Jamaat-e-Islami General Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Shabbir Ahmad Khan, was presided over the seminar, while the Provincial Minister for Information, Shah Farman, who invited as chief guest, didn’t attend the event, due to his busy scheduled.
At the seminar, notable speakers were included IJT Central Secretary General Zubair Hafiz, Nazim Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sohail Babar Rahi, JI provincial general secretary Suhaibuddin Kakakhel, and IJT Nazim Peshawar Abidullah Shaheen. A large number of students from various public sector colleges and universities were attended the seminar.
While highlighting the students’ issues during the seminar, the speakers viewed that the education is playing key role for brining positive change in the society. They further added it was essential to make serious efforts for promotion of quality education, along with provision of facilities at the education institutions in the province.
The participants demanded of the government to make serious measures for introduction of uniform education system, promotion academic and research activities at the education institutions. They also demanded to abolishing of self-finance scheme, and revival of students unions.
Later, addressing the seminar JI KP General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad said that youth has integral role in social and economic development of the country. “There are host of challenges being confronting the country, which can only addressed by promotion of education. He said that youth has the potential to meet the increasing challenges of the country, but there was only needed to create awareness among them about all those issues.
Commenting the current political and current scenario, Mr Shabbir said that Pakistan has yet to be independent economically and socially. We are still waging war for independent and recognizing as sovereign state, he added. He observed that the country sovereignty and territorial integrity was challenging by the external force, while the rulers have become puppet and
following the foreign agenda, he maintained.
“We need to use modern technology as counter-productive against any foreign aggression, and avenge all such attacks, which are challenging our sovereignty and territorial integrity”, he remarked. “US has become economically bankrupt, as now Chinese economy is much higher than the United States, which was posing great challenges for the America in the economic front, he added.
He blamed the rulers for making the Pakistan as a slave nation. He stressed the need for making serious efforts for promotion of meaningful education and equipped youth with modern technology, to meet the increasing challenges to the country.