LAHORE: Punjab Minister for School Education Rana Sikandar Hayat says the government was planning to impose an education emergency in the province to bring all out-of-school children into the education system and ensure equal educational opportunities for all.

He said this during meeting public delegations on three days of Eid.

Mr Hayat made a firm promise to the people of his constituency to eliminate all mafias, particularly the education mafia.

He also met local farmers, assuring them that the bardana would be available in time and in the required quantity, and that wheat would be sold at the official rate.

The minister said the government would eliminate the role of middlemen and take serious steps to give farmers their rights.

He also highlighted the government’s emergency measures for the education of all out-of-school children, promising that every child will soon have equal educational opportunities under the educational emergency in the province.

He visited development projects in several areas of Kasur and reviewed arrangements for cleaning the streets.

Published in Dawn, April 13th, 2024

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