ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP):
Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Tuesday said
literacy is a key instrument for social, economic and political change and in
this regard efforts were being made to ensure better and quality
citizens. He was talking to a delegation of National Commission for Human
Development (NCHD) headed by its Chairperson, Nafisa Shah, which called on the
Kaira said employment generation is priority of
present government and at the same time special focus was also being given
He said the human development
area is of key importance, especially to deal with issues of provision of clean
drinking water, environment and education.
Appreciating the services of
NCHD, he said the achievements of the Commission should be projected in a
comprehensive manner and in this regard he offered support and cooperation of
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
The Chairperson of NCHD
briefed the Minister on the Commission’s different initiatives, especially
universal primary education and adult literacy programmes.