ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Mohammad Baligh Ur Rehman on Tuesday emphasized upon the need of establishing more adult literacy centers to cater non-formal education.
While addressing the inaugural ceremony of National Training Institute for Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NFE) in Islamabad, the minister said non-formal education had great importance as they could not progress without paying special attention towards non-formal education in the Country.
Baligh said it was very positive that they were moving towards betterment in the field of education.
Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman 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 minister congratulated the 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.
The federal minister said the establishment of first National Training Institute for Literacy and Non-Formal Education would prove a milestone for literacy and non-formal education in the Country.