NHMP, FDE sign accord on road safety education

NHMP mobile education units will visit educational institutions and conduct training activities


NEWS DESK August 22, 2020
NHMP Headquarters DIG Asghar Ali Yousafzai and FDE Director General Zia Batool sign the MoU for teaching traffic rules to students. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The National Highways and Motorways Police (NHMP) and the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) on Friday signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) for promoting traffic rules and road safety in educational institutions of the capital.

The letter was signed at the offices of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training by NHMP DIG (HQs) Asghar Ali Yousafzai and FDE Director General Zia Batool before the Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Parliamentary Secretary Wajiha Akram and other officials.

The NHMP will educate and train the students and teachers of FDE institutions through traffic syllabus, training sessions, seminars and traffic awareness campaigns apart from providing experiential learning opportunities for students and teachers on and off-campus for the personal and professional development of the students and teachers.

Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said that the NHMP is an institution of the government we are proud of. NHMP Inspector General Dr Syed Kaleem Imam said that they have prepared a road safety curriculum for classes one through intermediate. Moreover, he said that the NHMP mobile education units will visit educational institutions and conduct training activities as per the mutually agreed plan of activities.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 22nd, 2020.

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