Education termed best tool to curb extremism

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TIMERGARA: Vice-chancellor of the University of Malakand, Prof Dr Gul Zaman, has said that modern education is the best tool to eradicate extremism in society.

He was addressing the annual prize distribution ceremony of the Smart School System, Timergara, the other day. Former finance minister Muzaffar Said and the institution’s MD Faridullah also spoke on the occasion. The students presented tableaus and speeches and got applause from the audience.

Prof Zaman said that private schools were playing an active role in imparting quality education and providing jobs. He termed close coordination between teachers and parents essential for elevating the standard of education.

He asked the parents to give time to their children for education at home. He said that the University of Malakand had planned to start MPhil and PhD programmes in Education and English subjects, which would help in building the teachers’ capacity of teaching at schools and colleges. He said that three buses from Timergara to the varsity would start service from Feb 1.

TRANSFER OPPOSED: The local sports associations have demanded of provincial minister for sports and tourism Mohammad Atif Khan to cancel the transfer orders of sports assistant Ibrar Ahmad.

The demand was made during a joint meeting of different sports bodies here the other day with Shah Nasim in the chair. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Nasim said that government employees, especially from education department, were being posted in Lower Dir sports’ department on deputation leaving no space for sports’ personnel.

The meeting demanded of the government to stop appointments on deputation in sports department and cancel the transfer orders of Mr Ahmad.

Published in Dawn, January 7th, 2019

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