Govt taking steps to ensure quality school education: Baligh-ur-Rehman

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Education Mohammad Baligh-ur-Rehman has said the government is taking steps to ensure quality school education.


Addressing a function at a private school in Islamabad on Wednesday, Baligh said the federal and provincial governments have substantially enhanced their education budgets.

The minister said the federal government has doubled the budget for higher education from forty billion rupees to eighty billion rupees. Baligh added these steps will go a long way in improving the standard of education.

The minister stressed upon students to receive education aimed at to provide assistance to deprived people who are in acute need of basic needs and facilities.