SIALKOT: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday distributed 691 laptops among students at Narowal Public School.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister stressed on the need to ensure an easy access to quality education for everyone.
He said that parents and teachers should focus on their children’s character-building, enabling them to serve the nation and the country in a better way.
Ahsan Iqbal further said that promotion of quality education was the government’s top priority. Being the nation’s future, students should be encouraged to get advanced education and the government was providing them maximum facilities for this purpose.
The minister said that for the first time in the country’s 70-year history, university campuses were being opened in every district. “The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had started many educational projects across the country,” he added.
He said that five years back, foreign media had declared Pakistan a dangerous country and today it was ranked fifth among the fast-growing countries. “Billions of dollars are being invested in the country under the China-Pakistan-Economic-Corridor (CPEC),” he added.
Provincial Assembly Member Rana Abdul Manan Khan, Narowal District Council Chairman Chaudhary Ahmed Iqbal, educationists and others attended the ceremony.