Urgent need to upgrade technical education: Dr Atta


ISLAMABAD: Eminent scientist and vice chairman of Prime Minister’s Task Force on Technology-Driven Knowledge Economy Dr Attaur Rehman has stressed the need to upgrade Pakistan’s technical education according to the market needs.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Thursday, he said Pakistan is a resource-rich country and there is a need to utilise them in a better way.

He said the development of human capital is a step towards a knowledge economy. The private sector, subject specialists, ministers, and other experts will be part of the task force to devise a policy for value addition to country’s natural resources and harness potential of the youth, he added.