Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah – Photo by APP

KARACHI: The government of Sindh on Sunday decided to launch compulsory teaching of Chinese language from grade six in 2013, DawnNews reported.

The decision took place in a meeting led by the Chief Minister of Sindh Qaim Ali Shah.

It was also decided that students learning Chinese will gain extra marks, scholarships and foreign visit opportunities.

Shah also ordered the authorities to finalise the method, rules and instruction materials for the teaching process.

It was also decided in the meeting that learning Chinese will be made compulsory in Cadet College Pitaro, grade six onwards as well.

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