LAHORE -- Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood here on Saturday inaugurated newly-constructed girls hostel at King Edward Medical University (KEMU).
Addressing the participants as the chief guest, the minister stressed the need for specialised education particularly in the field of medical. KEMU VC Prof Khalid Masood Gondal and faculty welcomed the chief guest.
Shafqat said that the government was paying attention to tackling various challenges in education sector and different proposals were being examined for bringing an overall improvement in the professional education.
Access to higher education was among priorities of the government and for this purpose, the government is establishing more education imparting institutions. Shafqat Mehmood said that along with quantity, ensuring quality of education was equally important so that standard could not be compromised.
He said that there were many institutions in private sector as well, however these institutions should also focus on quality of education. Formulation of a mechanism to judge standard of education of the students from different public and private institutions was needed, he expressed.
He said many PhD...