OSLO – Prime Minster of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif said that education remains on top priority of Pakistan government and government wants to provide education to every children.
While addressing Oslo Summit on Education at Norway, he said that education remain on top priority of government. He also told that government is striving hard to ensure quality education for every children in Pakistan.
“Natural climates caused huge damages to schools in Pakistan,” he added. PM revealed that Pakistan literacy rate gone up to two percent during last two years.
He also told that government of Pakistan also plans to spend four percent of GDP for education by the end of tenure.
PM said that 600,000 children admitted in school across the country.
Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that Pakistan aimed to expand ties with Norway.
Prime Minister expressed these views during a meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister in Oslo.
He said, “Pakistan wants to continue cooperation with Norway in various fields,”
Further, Nawaz said Pakistan considers its relations with Norway of great importance as the two countries extend support to each other at various international fora.
The Norwegian foreign minister appreciated the PM’s commitment to education and said there were about 35,000 Pakistanis living in Norway contributing towards prosperity of the country.
Moreover, Nawaz Sharif extended condolences on the death of Norwegian Ambassador Leif H Larsen in the tragic helicopter crash in Naltar.
PM Nawaz also attended a reception hosted by the Norwegian foreign minister in the honour of visiting heads of delegations.