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PM Chairs Briefing On Education & Professional Training

Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk has directed that maximum number of Youth from the victim families of Mastung Blast be accommodated in the existing Training Programmes of National Vocational & Technical Training Commission in order to enable them earn livelihoods and provide Financial Support to their Families.

He said this while chairing a briefing on functions and performance of Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister also directed the Ministry to Work out a comprehensive and robust mechanism so that article 25-a of the constitution could be implemented in letter and spirit.

Minister for Education & Professional Training Muhammad Yusuf Sheikh briefed the Prime Minister about mandate and the Achievements of the Ministry.

The Prime Minister was informed that the National Education Policy 2018 has been finalized by the Ministry.

A National Curriculum Council has also been established for the purpose of Standardization of the Curriculum across the Country.

The Ministry has also developed a National Curriculum Framework which would serve as a Model to bring uniformity in the Curriculum.

Meeting was informed that a New Curriculum has been developed by the Ministry, at Federal Level, for Grade Pre-1 to Grade 8.

This New Curriculum would be shared with the provinces helping them to revise and update their text books.

A detailed presentation was made on the Role of NACTTC towards skill Development of the Youth and the efforts being made for Employing skilled Labour in local as well as International Market.