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President Urges Students To Give Priority To National Values, Culture

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged students to give priority to national values and culture.

He was addressing awards and medals distribution ceremony of the federal board of intermediate and secondary education in Islamabad.

The President urged girl students to also focus on technical and professional studies besides higher education.

He expressed satisfaction that the women are excelling in the field of education and expressed the confidence that they will bring good repute to the country.

The President lauded the role of the federal board in imparting quality education.

Addressing the ceremony, minister for education Muhammad Yousaf Sheikh said efforts are being made to fully implement education policy 2017 to ensure quality education.

Chairman FBISE Dr Ikram Ali Malik also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the steps taken by the board for bringing improvement in education and examination system.

Later, the president gave away certificates and cash prizes to successful students of SSC and HSSC examinations.