President Dr. Arif Alvi has stressed the need for promotion of modern education in order to compete with the world.
Addressing the ILMpossible Summit organized by British Council, in Islamabad on Monday, he said the latest technology should be used to impart education at the grassroots level.
The president said it is also important to change the mindset about the education of girls and they need to be fully facilitated to acquire education.
Alluding to the APS tragedy, the President said it was the most painful incident which changed the direction of Pakistan. He paid tributes to the martyred children and their families.
Arif Alvi regretted that schools in Indian occupied Kashmir are shut over the last five months and nobody knows when these will open. He said India is fomenting hatred on the basis of religion.