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Govt devising policy to drastically reduce Out of School Children in Pakistan: Khalid
April 23, 2024

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said the government is working on devising a policy to drastically reduce the Out of School Children in Pakistan.

He said this while talking to United Nations Children's Fund representative in Pakistan Abdullah A. Fadil, who called on him in Islamabad today.

 The Minister said all provinces along with donor partners will be taken on board to create a national consensus in this regard.

He appreciated the role of UNICEF in helping Pakistan in its bid to create equal access to quality education for the people of Pakistan. He said there is a dire need to address the issue of Out of School Children and the broader gap of access and quality of education on an emergency basis. 

Abdullah A. Fadil said UNICEF supports efforts to increase access to quality education for all children in Pakistan, with a focus on marginalized and vulnerable populations.