LAHORE, Dec 26 : The punjab education foundation (PEF) will arrange free school education of four million most deserving students through its partnering schools in the province by the next year.
Chairman Punjab Education Foundation Engineer Qamar ul Islam Raja disclosed this while presiding over a departmental meeting of PEF officers at regional office Multan on Friday.
He expressed the satisfaction that PEF is doing a wonderful job by arranging free school education of the needy in the province; adding that keeping in view the effectiveness of PEF public partnership based models of free education, the same would be further expanded so that every needy child could study free of cost in Punjab.
He said that all-out resources would be utilized to ensure that every child could have equal access to the basic right of education.
The Punjab government is committed to ensure 100
percent literacy in the province as quality education is key to progress in the 21st century, he added.
Earlier, PEF regional director Shafiq Ahmad briefed the chairman about role of PEF in promoting school education in the southern districts through its