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    Structure Of Formal Education In Pakistan

  • WB to aid Pakistan in creating new model for non-formal education

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank will assist Pakistan in developing a new model of non-formal education that it said would combine literacy, labour market skills and life skills development for uneducated and illiterate children, youth and young adults in selected districts of Punjab and Sindh, it’s learnt...

    The government has been developing the new roadmap for the country’s education system under the new leadership since the summer of...

  • A Punjabi writer with no formal education

    The schooling discontinued and he never had a chance of formal education afterwards...

    His novel ‘Sunjaan’ was published by the Pakistan Punjabi Adabi Board in 1992 whose story based on the life of a feudal landlord of Bahawalpur who was a Syed and got married to a woman from a scheduled caste...

  • US awaits ‘formal request’ by Turkey for Gulen’s extradition, says Kerry

    THE US is awaiting a formal plea to turn over a Pennsylvania-based cleric suspected by Turkey of inspiring a military coup attempt, said US Secretary of State John Kerry, dismissing as “irresponsible” any accusation of US involvement in the uprising...

    “We have not had a formal request for extradition — that has to come in a formal package” and be sent to the US Justice Department, Kerry said on CNN’s State of the Union broadcast on...

  • Afridi finally agrees to formal send-off from PCB

    Star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has accepted the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) offer of a farewell reception which will include a lap of honour at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday, DawnNews reported...

    Afridi, who is currently in Lahore to witness the World XI-Pakistan matches, had earlier declined several offers in this regard...

  • Back to life, historical Jahangir Park awaits formal reopening

    KARACHI: The historical Jahangir Park in Saddar is set to be opened to public after months of renovation and rehabilitation by the Sindh government, which has spent Rs200 million on the project, said an official on Monday...

    The project was initiated after Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah paid a surprise visit to the park in August last year and directed the authorities concerned to renovate the facility, which had turned into a...
  • The MoU is 'just a letter', not a formal 'contract', claims BCCI

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday indicated that it wants to fulfil the commitment being made under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pakistani Cricket Board (PCB), however, the board needs approval from the Indian government before it can play Pakistan in a bilateral series, reported ESPNcricinfo...

    The BCCI secretary, however, claimed that the MoU was "just a letter" and not a formal "contract" and...

  • Non-formal sector only hope for out-of-school children: report

    LAHORE: With over five million primary school-going age children out-of-school in the country and formal public and private education sectors’ inability to cater to all children, the non-formal basic education sector (NFBE) has emerged as the only option to serve the missed out children and meet requirements of Article 25-A...

    With the support of Ilm Ideas and employing ASER assessment instruments a research jointly conducted by the...

  • Companies’ choice for formal sector

    THE number of companies seeking registration with the apex regulator — Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan — is increasing, not only indicating the pace but also diversity of investment in the formal economy in a changing business environment...

    The firms opting to get registered encompass wide range of sectors, including services, information technology, trading, tourism, construction, food and beverages, power...

  • Nacta is functioning without formal staff, Senate told

    Mushahid Hussain said it was a matter of concern that Arab states had played a key role in the recent defeat of Pakistan in the elections in the UN Human Rights Council...

    CLIMATE CHANGE: The senators also took part in a debate on an adjournment motion moved by PPP’s Sherry Rehman on Pakistan’s negotiation plan for the coming Paris Summit on Climate Change and other related matters...

  • Govt, opposition open formal channel for talks

    The demand to initiate formal talks was placed before a three-member government team, which called on Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah at the latter’s chambers in Parliament House on Tuesday...

    This was the first formal, direct contact between the government and the opposition after the latter submitted its own set of ToR for a judicial commission to be headed by the chief justice of Pakistan, to...

  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks

    CAIRO: Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring...

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