Government considering to start Radio Education Program: Shafqat

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood says government is considering to start Radio Education Program to expand the distance learning project to far flung areas of the country. Talking to a private news channel, he said the federal government would strengthen the Tele education system by including feedback mechanism to facilitate the students.

Similarly, online education for higher classes would be more improved with the passage of time. Meanwhile, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has announced closure of all educational institutions till 15th July and cancellation of board exams in wake of coronavirus pandemic. He said students of 10th and 12th classes would be promoted on the basis of their results of 9th and 11th classes respectively.

However, students of 9th and 11th classes are likely to be given a chance to appear in composite examinations. The Minister said the federal education ministry is already in consultation with the provincial education ministers.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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