Thursday, December 4, 2014

8 billion for reconstruction of schools in quake areas

MANSE HRA: Rs 8000000000 The Prime Minister sanctioned for the reconstruction of schools in 1000 in 2005 to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir destroyed by the devastating earthquake, said Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousuf here Sunday.

Addressing Mother's Day function in Mansehra Public School and College (MPSC), he said that education was the top priority of the government. `The government is doing its best for the country and` put on the path of prosperity and development through education is why Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif approved Rs 8000000000 for the reconstruction of schools, the remains of the ofEarthqualce Reconstruction Strategy and Rehabilitation Authority in Khyber Palchtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir, 'he said.

Shahjahan Khan Swati, president of the university founder and main Umar Gul Khan also spoke on the occasion.

The minister said that 8 October 2005 earthquake destroyed infrastructure of education completely in the affected areas and the government, nor the pursuit of an early recovery. `Local lawmakers met with the Prime Minister and informed him of the destroyed schools. He sanctioned the amount and work will soon begin on the reconstruction of 1,000 schools, "he said.

The minister said that more than 1,300 schools were only in the Mansehra district, there are about nine tragedy destroyed. So far only 700 schools have been renovated and was a source of concern for the government, he added.

`Hail private educational institutions such as MPSCwhich produce outstanding students who have served the nation in all areas not locally but also internationally, said Mr Yousuf. He said that private educational institutions have played an important role in the promotion of education and improve the literacy rate.

Mr. Yousuf said was not far when the majority of the problems facing the nation would overcome jobs would be created in the country.

He said highway project which was initially Hazara Shinkiari was up to the Chaterplan and Extended Survey area for the second phase of the system was launched pioneer in Havelian the sound on. He said that completion would take the project to revolutionary changes in the lives of people of Hazara.

School students, said on the occasion of their skits and speeches basic issues of the nation and the world's Muslims arise.