ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed for designing and imparting modern technical and professional training to youth in accordance with market needs.
Presiding over a meeting for the promotion of the knowledge economy in Islamabad on Saturday, the prime minister said that imparting modern skill training can better help explore youth’s potential.
The prime minister also emphasized for building a strong linkage between educational institutions and the market.
The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood and the Head of Prime Minister’s Task Force on Science and Technology Dr. Attaur Rehman also attended the meeting.
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The prime minister said that as a considerable size of the Country’s population comprises youth and their potential can be utilized only by equipping them with modern sciences.
Imran Khan said that the government’s educational reforms are not merely meant to elevate the education standards but also inculcate high moral values in the students’ personalities.
The premier said that the purpose of introducing the subject of Seerat-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) in higher classes is to acquaint the students with the Islamic teachings.