Call to address issues of educational institutions

ICCI president urges early redressal of problems for advancement of literacy rate

DNA May 23, 2024


Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari has said that the educational institutions in the capital city are facing multiple problems which need to be addressed on a priority basis for the advancement of the literacy rate in the country.

He has also drawn the attention of the federal Education Minister Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui towards the dilapidated condition of the Islamabad Model College for Girls G-13 by saying that the college is short of all the basics like teaching staff, security staff, furniture, Laboratory, playground, buses, clean drinking water etc.

The ICCI president said this during his visit to the college during which he was apprised of the problems the college is facing.

On getting the acquaintance of the problems, Bakhtawari announced the provision of five computers, installation of a water filtration plant and a full-fledged first aid box for the college from his pocket. He also demanded the appointment of permanent teaching staff in the college and announced to cover the cost of the computer teacher by himself.

Earlier upon his arrival he was welcomed by the principal, college committee members as well as the elders of the area. During his visit to the Islamabad College for Boys G-13 he said, reasonable amounts have to be allocated for the education sector for the development of the country.

Elders of the areas praised Bakhtawari for his bigheartedness to boost education and prayed for his long life and success in every field of life.

ICCI members Khalid Chaudhry, Nasir Chaudhry, Nisar Mirza, Waseem Chaudhry and Faizan Shahzad were also accompanying the ICCI president.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 24th, 2024.


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