PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (CMKP), Pervez Khattak has said that his government launched educational emergency in the province to educate the women.
“Educated women means an educated family thus educating the women is actually educating the future generation”, CM KP said.
He was addressing the 13th convocation of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto women University Peshawar.
Khattak said that his government was spending major portion of education budget on female education adding that his government gave a uniform educational approach to discourage three different classes; the existing education system was producing.
Pervez Khattak regretted, his government inherited a corrupt and inefficient education and health sectors.
“We had buildings but these were underutilized that was why his government introduced approximately 200 laws and education was the first sector we started reforming it,” he added.
CM KP appreciated the better results of the university and administration and hoped that it would continue its past track for constant improvement.
He also announced the construction of widening of road connecting the university and approved buses for the university as well. He also distributed laptops amongst the M. Phil and PhD scholars and also attended the ceremonies for four agreements of the university that it concluded with SMEDA, NIFA, Liaison Corporation and Department of Information Technology.
Advisor to CM for Higher Education Mushtaq Ghani, VC Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana and Vice Chancellors of different universities attended. The Chief Minister inaugurated the extension of Sui gas to the university campus, ATM branch of United Bank Limited (UBL).