ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP):Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood Wednesday said that present government was taking practical steps to bring change in the lives of vulnerable people according to the vision of Prime Minter of Pakistan.
He stated this during his visit to National Council for Social Welfare (NCSW). He was accompanied by Federal Secretary for Education Arshad Mirza.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the top most priority of the government is the effective utilization of resources for the welfare of common man.The initiatives like the establishment of shelter homes as taken by the Prime Minister of Pakistan are being praised at public level, he added.
The minister said that state’s resources should be utilized properly for the welfare of the people without any wastage of the public money.
All civil servants, he said, should perform their duties with honesty and efficiency for the welfare of the people in the public interest.
The minister has also directed to formulate a new welfare policy for special persons and this policy should be formulated with the consensus of all stakeholders.
On this occasion, Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik, Chairman NCSW briefed about the activities of NCSW.
He said that NCSW is highlighting the social issues vibrantly and taking practical steps with public private partnership to address the issues of general public.
Awareness campaigns and welfare activities are being carried out for general public, he added.
Syed Umair Javaid, Joint Secretary and other officers of the Ministry were also present there.