Women and girls would become a more productive and influential segment of society if they received an education.
Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly and Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that provision of basic facilities to educate women and girls would provide them better socio-economic opportunities. He also said that women are more than half of the country’s population and without their participation in the socio-economic sector, the country cannot progress. He added, “Educating women would render them a more productive and contributive segment of society.” He expressed these views while addressing a delegation of students and faculty members of Government Associate Degree College for women Manghot, Gujar Khan.
The delegation of students and faculty members of Government Associate College for Women Manghot, Gujar Khan were on official visit to express their gratitude and thankfulness to Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf for his dedicated efforts to provide a bus and two Hiaces to their college.
While expressing his gratitude to Allah Almighty for enabling him to fulfill his promise of provision of one bus and two Hiace for transportation of girl students of Government Degree College for women Manghot, he said,” the prime responsibility of parliamentarians being public representatives is to resolve challenges faced by common people. He added, “It has been his prime focus to resolve the challenges faced by people of Gujar Khan.” He also said that the facility of transportation would enable girl students of far flung areas to get higher education. He also expressed his resolve that he would leave no stone unturned to resolve the challenges faced by daughters of Gujar Khan especially in matters of education and health.
Principal Government Associate College for Women Manghot, Gujar Khan Samia Nishat expressed gratitude to Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf for provision of one bus and two Hiace for students and faculty members. She said that this would prove instrumental to change the future of girls and women of Gujar Khan and would ensure their bright future. She also added, “The provision of transportation facility indicates the dedication and resolve of Speaker National Assembly and Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf to address the challenges being faced by people of Gujar Khan.” The Principal also presented a letter of thanks for his dedication and commitment with which he fulfilled the promise of provision of transportation facilities to Government Associate college for women Manghot Gujar Khan.