Rawalpindi, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that Education is the bedrock of any society and plays a pivotal role in nation building. He made these remarks while inaugurating a recently constructed Branch of Army Public School, Fort Road Rawalpindi. With a huge campus, the school has the capacity to accommodate 3700 students, providing a much needed relief to the pindiite parents, who had to wait for months to admit their children in school.
It may be mentioned here that there are a total of 126 Army Public Schools and Colleges throughout the Country which are contributing significantly towards imparting quality eduction for the Youth of the Country. Besides education, Schools being run under Army Public Schools and Colleges System are laying greater emphasis on character development and grooming of young children.
Lieutenant General Sajjad Ghani, Quarter Master General Pakistan Army was also present on the occasion.
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