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Nationwide campaign to be launched to increase literacy rate: Shafqat

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood on Wednesday said a nationwide literacy campaign would soon be launched to increase the literacy rate by at least twelve percent in four years. "The literacy drive will envisage establishment of 5,000 adult literary and skill centers across the country," Shafqat Mehmood said while talking to a delegation of a cellular company in Islamabad. He said under the drive, special accelerated learning syllabus would be introduced and a national literacy coordination center would…

Minister pledges ‘overhaul’ in Pakistan education system

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Monday said all out efforts would be made to improve the education system. "The education system is facing numerous challenges which will be tackled according to the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan," he said while chairing a meeting of National Task Force for Education Reforms in Islamabad. Shafqat Mahmood said focus would be made on technical training. Read More: PM says experts to be consulted to promote higher education…