Increase in education budget; a remarkable achievement: Baligh

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ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Minister of State for Federal
Education Engr Muhammad Baligh ur Rahman on Friday said that the
government has increased budget for education sector in the Fiscal Year 2016-17,
which is a remarkable achievement.
While giving comments on the budget 2016-17, the minister told APP that it is pro public budget as the government has allocated maximum amount for establishment of the new universities including FATA University, Skills University Islamabad, Multan Women University, University at Pashine Balochistan, University at Loralai and many others.
He said that by the efforts of the present government the number of the out of schools children have been decreased, while Net Enrolment Rate has been gradually increased.
The education is among the most top priorities of the
government, Baligh said and added, the government was committed to
facilitate the students of the less developed areas including FATA, Balochistan,
AJ&K, and Gilgit-Baltistan.