Published On: Tue, Dec 31st, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

President underlines need for promoting girls education

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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain stressing the need for promoting girls education has said women have to play a pivotal role in guiding children to become useful citizens of society.

Addressing the first convocation of Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University here on Monday‚ he said major portion of our population compromises of youth and if trained properly‚ they can contribute their best for the development of the country.

Mamnoon Hussain said the government welcomes private investment in health and education sectors as investment in these sectors will lead the country towards sustainable socio-economic development.

He urged parents to pay special attention on the education of girls because an educated mother can ensure educated generation.

He also stressed that besides educating the children‚ they should also take care of good training of their children‚ so that they can become responsible citizens.