QUETTA: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed to launch a ‘School Improvement Pro­gramme’ in Quetta and Harnai districts of Balo­chistan.

Under the agreement reached between Mari Petroleum Company Ltd (MPCL) and the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), an alliance will be formed to embark on interventions in the fields of education, infrastructure, renewable energy and social sector services.

The pilot project includes rehabilitation of two government schools, including the Government Girls and Boys School Astangi in Margat, Quetta, and the Government Girls High School in Harnai.

MPCL managing director retired Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed and PPAF chief executive officer Qazi Azmat Isa spoke on the occasion.

Published in Dawn, May 19th, 2016