PTI govt committed to take head on national challenge of illiteracy, poverty

KARACHI, Aug 01 (APP):Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage, Shafqat Mahmood here on Thursday shared a road map developed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government to take head on the challenges related to illiteracy and poverty in the country.

In his detailed presentation on Education System of Pakistan : Challenges and Way Forward at the Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL), he lamented failure in the sphere of Education during past several years consequently exposing country to a situation where currently 38% of the population is totally illiterate.

Regretting rampant stratification in educational sector due to inequitable system which in itself was counter productive -further aggravating the division within the society, he said PTI as per its manifesto has in its first year of governance at federal level initiated a multi-pronged strategy to address the situation.