We cannot progress without paying special attention towards non-formal education: Federal Minister

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We cannot progress without paying special attention towards non-formal education: Federal Minister

May 15, 2018

Islamabad, May 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Engr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has said that non-formal education has great importance as we cannot progress without paying special attention towards non-formal education in the country. The Federal Minister was addressing the inaugural ceremony of National Training Institute for Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NFE) here on Tuesday. He congratulated Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Razina Alam Khan and the entire team of National Training Institute on establishment of National Training Institute for Literacy and Non-Formal Education.

He said that establishment of first National Training Institute for Literacy and Non-Formal Education will prove a milestone for literacy and non-formal education in the country. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman said it is very positive that we are moving towards betterment in the field of education. He said that number of the out of school children dropped phenomenally and during last five years dropout rate had decreased and over six million children had been enrolled in schools. The Federal Minister also emphasized upon the need of establishing more adult literacy centers to cater non-formal education.

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