Modern education key to progress: Balighur Rehman

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APP32-06 BAHAWALPUR: May 06 - Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr. Baligh Ur Rehman addressing a seminar in Govt. Sadiq College Women University. APP

BAHAWALPUR, May 6 (APP): Minister of State for Federal Education and
Professional Training Muhammad Balighur Rehman has said scientific education is key to progress and the government has increased funds for the education sector.
Addressing the first National Science Conference here at Sadiq College
Women University on Saturday, he said: “Education of Islam and science both are compulsory to make progress and to establish a good society.”
He said the youth were being trained through professional and vocational training and they would play a vital role to end unemployment in the next five to ten years.
The minister added that modern and scientific education was not only
playing a role for human welfare but also helping increase production of crops.
He said the countries of Asia should cooperate with each other to get
modern education.”China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be game changer for the country,” the minister added.
Balighur Rehman said the government would overcome the energy crisis till 2018.