President links economic prosperity with development in education sector

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday said that development in the education sector could lead to the economic and social prosperity.
He was talking to Rector International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) Dr Masoom Yasinzai and President Dr Ahmed Yousif Ahmed Al-Dariwaeesh who called on him, a press release said issued here.
The President stressed upon the educational institutes in the country to play their role in the preparation of public policy through research.
Lauding the contributions of IIUI in the education sector, he emphasized for further improvement in its ranking so that it could get attention from the international institutes and students.
He also appreciated the proposal for setting up IIUI Jeddah campus and assured his cooperation in this regard.
The President also lauded efforts of the IIUI rector and president in the education sector.