PESHAWAR, July 17 (APP): Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Dr. Engr. Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman Sunday said that due to positive policies of the federal govt Pakistan is come up from all crises and now going on a path of progress.
He said this while addressing a three-day International Conference on Earth Science Pakistan organized at Peshawar University Baragali Campus. Director of the Campus Dr. Irshad and Professor Irfan Ullah Jan and large number of participants were also present.
Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Dr. Engr. Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said the country is going on the path of success because of the long last policies introduced and implemented by the federal govt.
He said now things have been changing with a positive outcome of the policies introduced by the PML-N Govt. He said the country is going towards a complete normalcy and the crime ratio has drastically been decreased all across the country including tribal areas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Karachi and Balochistan.
Dr. Engr. Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said that the present govt has achieved a record collection of the revenue of tax collection and in the current fiscal year the govt has allocated Rs. 79.5 million for higher education, an increase of 11 percent from the last year’s budget.
He said the govt has intended to further increase the grant for higher education with the aim to make every child literate and encourage the students to go for higher education in various fields.
It is the vision of the govt to make ensure quality of education to every child, which is also the basic right of the youth as far as the govt is concerned, Engr. Balighar Rehman added.
While lauded the efforts being put in for holding International
Conference of Earth Science could help out in learning about climatic changes, geographical information system, water resources and environmental changes.
He said Pakistan is geographical situated in the heart of Himalayas’ range due to which it has to face national disasters and ever changing climatic situation for which such like Conferences would help the govt to prepare a comprehensive plan and guide line for the govt to face such situation well in time.
In Oct 2005 earthquake we had lost precious human life besides damages of millions of rupees to properties and govt buildings that cannot be forgotten.
He said besides climatic changes in the region, Pakistan is facing scarcity of national resources and with the holding of such conference it would give a guideline to the scientists to look into that direction.
He urged upon the participants to prepare a comprehensive report for the govt out of the Conference so that the govt could be able to prepare policies in its light in order to address the future chances coming up due to climatic changes.
At the end, the Dr. Engr. Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman lauded the Dr. Irshal and Irfan Ullah Jan for holding the Conference on this key subject.