LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Education and Youth Affairs Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan said on Tuesday that the government would continue its policy of promoting education among youth and laptops would be distributed among talented students during the year.
He was addressing a public meeting at Gulshan-i-Ravi football ground.
“The process of distributing laptops in the Punjab will start from August 19. Matric students with 72 per cent or above marks will be given laptops,” he said. The minister said that 100,000 laptops would be distributed during 2014.
“Our youth will not support any undemocratic revolution or tsunami,” he said.
He said that the Punjab government would take all steps necessary for the protection of citizens.
Rana Mashhood distributed shields and cheques among volunteers who had performed duties during the Punjab Youth Festival.
A musical show was also arranged on the occasion.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th,2014.