ISLAMABAD : Minister for Planning,Development and Reforms, Prof.Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said that country needs peace and political stability for prosperity and economic development.
“We need collective competence and united efforts to reach our national objective and economic growth like the developed countries of the world including China, Malaysia and South Korea”,Ahsan Iqbal said.
Addressing the “Award Ceremony,Learn Smart Pakistan 2014” organized by Knowledge Platform,he urged all the political stakeholders to unite for the prosperity and economic development of the country.
Ahsan Iqbal said that the digital education is way forward to introduce innovation and creativity in our future generation for prosperous future of the country.
He said the government to change the school curriculum for introducing the modern computer and digital education to prepare student for new trends and modern challenges.
The Minister said that “We need trained and skilled people to become participate on development and play their role for the growth of the country.”
Ahsan Iqbal said that priority of the government has to enhance the capacity of the teachers and trained them according the modern methods of teaching.
He said that “We want to achieve the world class level in education system to able our youth for meet the challenges of modern globalized world.”
He said that is the age of knowledge and digital revolution and paradigm of learning and education has changes in new pattern.
Ahsan Iqbal said that Punjab government has provided laptops to the student at college and university level,which the part of government policy for the promotion in information technology and digital world.
“We open the 3G and 4G technology licenses to touch the people the modern free world according the new modern trends”he added.’
He said that the government is committed to providing equal education opportunity to all citizens for the development in the country.
Ahsan said that priority of the government has to provide education in rural communities and modernize the government school system to developed and bring prosperity in these areas.