Thursday, May 21, 2015

Govt taking steps to promote education in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan: NA informed

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Hamid Hameed Monday told the National Assembly that the government was making solid moves to advance training in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Amid Question Hour in the House, he said that on account of AJ&K being an uncommon domain, the subject of training was at that point in the area of Government of AJ&K. Thus, the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan was not straightforwardly managing the subject of training identifying with the AJ&K.

He said, on the other hand, the Ministry was encouraging the AJ&K in the accompanying territories of instruction including stipends for understudies of AJ&K, coordination for confirmation in expert establishments of Pakistan according to share, circulation of portable workstations amongst understudies, development of medicals universities through PSDP and schools repairs.

Hamid said that the Ministry was likewise encouraging Gilgit-Baltistan in the accompanying regions of instruction included dissemination of tablets, coordination for affirmation in expert organizations of Pakistan according to standard, late declarations of the Prime Minister of Pakistan with respect to foundation of Baltistan University at Skardu, and foundation of Karakuram International University grounds at Diamer, Ghizar and Hunza-Nagar, development of Cadet College, Chilas, regularization and improvement of honorarium to essential training group schools (BECS).