ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that children were the future of Pakistan as he handed over 200 buses to 422 educational institutes in Islamabad.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony for the program at one of the schools, the Prime Minister said the government wants to ensure children are provided with state-of-the-art facilities and an excellent environment for studies.
He also announced construction of a bypass for school children arriving from Barakahu area.
“You children are the future of Pakistan,” the premier said, to huge applause from the audience.
“You are precious to us, you will grow up and serve the country. You will make us proud.” the premier added.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by his daughter Maryam Nawaz at the inauguration.
Maryam Nawaz, addressing the ceremony earlier, said the government is working to bridge the gap between public and private schools in the country.
The Prime Minister cut a cake with the children and took rounds in the new bus with the children. He further said that the ministers will continue to visit schools and pledged to personally visit the schools as well.
He further said that the ministers will continue to visit schools and pledged to personally visit the schools as well.
“Maryam is paying special attention to children’s education,” PM Nawaz said.
Maryam Nawaz took to Twitter to express her feelings after the conclusion of ceremony.
Imagine,sitting there,what PM&I must be going through. Some moments gave us goosebumps. Came back happy & gratified. https://t.co/BUxpnwDTEp
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) January 11, 2017