President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the country would soon get a unanimous educational curriculum which would improve the quality of education and contribute toward national solidarity.
The President said this while talking to a delegation of Pakistan National Forum (PNF) which called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. The members of PNF also exchanged ideas on different national issues on the occasion.
The President stated that at the moment exemplary harmony exists between the government and the armed forces. Resultantly, efforts under the umbrella of National Action Plan (NAP) are underway to restore law and order and ensure peace throughout the country, remarked the President. The President said that work on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is progressing satisfactorily with the mutual cooperation of Pakistan and China upon completion of which the economy of not just Pakistan but also of the whole region will gain immensely.
The President expressed optimism that the country’s economic indicators are improving as a result of better economic strategy for which government’s economic team deserves praise. He hoped that as a result of better economic policies the life of common man would further improve.
On the issue of continuous increase in private school fees, the President hoped that in this regard regulatory authority would come up to the expectations of the people. The President said that owners of private schools are responsible citizens of the country and in this matter they should adopt a sympathetic approach. The President also appealed to the people to raise their voice against corruption at their respective levels.
The delegation of PNF comprised, among others, former Speaker National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam, Admiral (retd) Yastur ul Haq Malik, Lt. Gen. (retd) Naseer Akhtar, former MNA Begum Mehnaz Rafi, Chairperson Beacon House School Systems Mrs. Nasreen Mahmood Kasuri, former Provincial Ombudsman Mr. Khalid Mahmud, Colonel (retd) Ikram Ullah, former Governor Punjab Shahid Hamid, former Mayor Lahore Mian Amer Mahmood, former Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan Mr. Justice Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, Engineer Shamsul Mulk, AVM Anwar Mahmood Khan, columnist Dr. Mujahid Mansoori, Lt. Gen. (retd) Farooq Ahmad Khan and Air Marshal (retd) Khurshid Anwar Mirza.