Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the government is taking measures to reform the higher education sector and bring it at par with the international standards.
He was talking to Vice Chancellor of the Hertfordshire University, England Quintin McKellar in Islamabad,
He said the government’s priority is to modernize the Information Technology sector and provide ease to the young generation to get training in IT services.
Shehbaz Sharif said that the government is going to restart the programme of providing laptops to the youth to help them getting IT skills.
He further said that the provision of equal opportunities in higher education is also the government’s foremost priority.
The Prime Minister said that there existed vast opportunities of cooperation between Pakistan and UK in the area of education.
Source: Radio Pakistan