Adopt a school policy launched in Sindh: CM
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government had launched adopt a school policy under which well-known educationists and educational organizations are given government schools to operate them with their expertise.
“The purpose of the policy is to provide the best education to children in a good atmosphere,” he said while talking to a Turkish delegation of the Maarif Foundation of Trustees (International School & Colleges) which called on him here at CM House.
The delegation members include Consul General of Turkey to Karachi Tolga Ucak, Trust members, Prof Cihad Demirili, Dr Hassan Tasci and Harun Kucukaladagi. Education Minister Saeed Ghani, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary School Education Ahmed Bux Narejo, Secretary Colleges Baqar Navi, Additional Secretary to CM Noor Ahmed Samo and others.
The visiting delegation told the chief minister that they were working in 43 countries of the world to provide the best education on a non-profit basis. They also said that they were giving scholarships to deserving students and best students for higher education.
The delegation said that they were operating six schools in Sindh, of them three were located in Karachi and others were situated in Jamshoro, Hyderabad and Khairpur. In their Karachi schools, they have over 1,000 students. They have adopted local matric and Cambridge systems for the education system in Pakistan.
The Foundation requested the chief minister to allot a piece of land to them for construction of a school building in Karachi. The chief minister said that he would try to make land available for their school in West or Malir.
Shah offered them to adopt one of Sindh government’s comprehensive schools constructed recently. They agreed to adopt the school for which the chief minister directed secretary education Ahmed Bux Narejo to get them visited the newly constructed buildings in the city.
The foundation members said that they would love to adopt a school where they would start a local matric and Cambridge system of education. - PPI