4.2 million out-of-school children still in Sindh.


KARACHI -- Sindh Information and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani has sought the assistance of bona fide charitable organizations to provide education to children of every labourer in the province as the provincial government will soon adopt the concept of universalization of social security. The Sindh Information and Labour minister stated this while addressing at the concluding session of the Children Carnival and inter-school competition held here at Arts Council on Saturday night to mark the silver jubilee of the foundation of the Green Crescent Trust (GCT). The GCT has been managing a network of over 150 charitable schools in remote and rural parts of Sindh having enrolment of 29,000 students.

Saeed Ghani said on the occasion that Sindh government needed support of organizations like the GCT, which could help the provincial authorities in meeting the colossal target of educating children of all the labourers in the province. 'We will bear all the expenses of such a mission while organizations like yours will work with us to meet this target.

We have no problem in working under such an arrangement,' he said. 'We will take you on board whenever this policy is finalized as we want support of organizations like yours,' said the provincial minister while addressing the GCT officials. He...

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