NCHD presents Annual Report of Commission to President

News Desk

The Chairman of National Commission for Human Development (NCHD), Colonel (retired) Dr. Amirullah Marwat has presented the Annual Report of the Commission to the President Dr Arif Alvi.

While receiving the Annual Report in Islamabad on Tuesday, the President has asked the NCHD to work for promotion of universal primary education in the country.

Dr Arif Alvi further stated that the NCHD needs to focus on out-of-school children by providing them formal and non-formal education.

During the meeting, the Chairman Amirullah Marwat has briefed the President about the future plans and role of the Commission in promotion of human development and primary education.

Colonel (retired) Dr. Amirullah Marwat has informed that NCHD has introduced primary education in 100 Madaris in Islamabad Capital Territory, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas, besides training 189,000 literacy teachers in literacy and social mobilization.

President Alvi appreciated the efforts and role of the Commission in poverty alleviation and capacity building of teachers/supervisors.