‘Literacy centers’ to mushroom across Sindh: Pir Mazhar


Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Pir Mazhar ul Haq directed Secretary Education to establish informal literacy centers across the province to instill formal education in children who were not enrolled in schools for of poverty. The minister was addressing a gathering of child laborers at a hotel in Mohallah Gharibabad area of Dadu. The children working told the minister that they were unable to get access to education due to poverty. Pir Mazhar directed the district Education Officer Dadu Sher Zaman Soomor to establish three informal literacy centers at Machi Market, Gharibabad and Marck Pur Mohallah UC 4 to provide education to ‘these children’. The minister requested retired teachers to render voluntary services at these literacy centers so that the needy children could be educated. The minister also requested the civil society to financially support such establishments. The minister mingled with the working children.