USAID, Sindh govt open state-of-the-art secondary school in Karachi

KARACHI: Local students in Cattle Colony Karachi got a new school to advance their education needs in Pakistan under the partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Sindh government.

USAID Director for Sindh and Balochistan James Parys and Sindh Minister for Women Development Syeda Shehla Raza attended the inauguration ceremony at the Government Secondary School Cattle Colony in Bin Qasim Town, Karachi.

At the ceremony, USAID Director James Parys commended the strong partnership between USAID and the Government of Sindh in promoting education in the province.

“Not only are we proud of this programme that is introducing new types of schools and innovative management schemes, but we also deeply recognize this work, however little, advances our shared educational tradition”, said Director Parys in his opening remarks.

This is the latest school built under USAID’s Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP) which totals 25 billion Pakistani rupees ($159.2 million) in assistance to the Government of Sindh.  - APP ��class=msonor