Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:37:38
CM meets German Journalist
LAHORE, Oct 16 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz
Sharif has said the government has launched various revolutionary programmes for the welfare and uplift of the youth, besides providing them modern educational facilities.
Talking to a German journalist Mrs Anrid Mullar who met him at
Model Town here on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the government
had diverted its resources for the development of less-developed
areas of the province and uplift and wellbeing of younger generation.
He said, previous year, more than one lakh laptops, worth Rs 4
billion were distributed among brilliant boy and girl students
in the province, while, during the current fiscal year, one lakh laptops would also be distributed only among deserving students, at a cost of
Rs 4 billion, on purely merit basis.
He said in less-developed areas of South Punjab, including
Attock and Mianwali, Daanish schools for children of poor families
had been opened where better educational facilities as compared to Aitcheson College and Grammar schools were being provided.
He said Daanish schools were proving to be highly useful in elimination
of extremist tendencies due to which he calls Daanish schools as
"Bullet of Education."
Shahbaz said that an internship project was being launched soon
to provide internships to 50,000 youth, under which they would
get a monthly stipend of Rs 10,000 along with getting professional experience through internship in government and private sector institutions which will help them in practical life.
German journalist Mrs. Angrid Mullar said her country's investors were
ready to invest in pakistan.
She stressed the need of exchanging journalists delegation between the