Education should be prioritised: minister


LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Barrister Syed Ali Zafar has said that education should be prioritised like the issues of water shortage, energy crisis, and terrorism.

He said this in a meeting during his visit to Urdu Science Board here on Sunday.

He said that no nation could be developed without education and the Urdu Science Board was playing its role in this regard.

He said that institutions become independent and strong if they are self-sufficient. He sought suggestions from the board management to make it self-sufficient. The minister said that books were the best friends of humans in a good society.

Urdu Science Board Director General Dr Nasir Abbas Nayyar gave a briefing to the minister and presented suggestions for the betterment of the institution.

The minister assured the DG of a solution to the problems mentioned by the Urdu Science Board administration.

Earlier, the minister visited the Urdu Kitab Ghar established by the administration.

The DG presented a shield and some books as a souvenir to the minister.