Arshad Raza Bureau Chief
RIYADH: Educational ministries of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan would form a joint working group to benefit from the experience in the field of education, said Pakistan’s Federal Education Minister Rana Tanvir Hussain.
The federal minister was in Saudi Arabia to attend the International Education Conference in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, in which 110 educational institutions from Saudi Arabia while 152 international educational organisations participated۔
Speaking to the media on occasion, Tanveer Hussain said that he had a meeting with Saudi Education Minister Dr. Hamad bin Muhammad Al-Sheikh in which it was agreed that the Ministries of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan would form a joint working group. The two countries will benefit from each other’s experiences in the field of education۔
Asked about the schools, he said that the problems of Pakistani schools in Saudi Arabia would be resolved on a priority basis very soon for which the Ambassador of Pakistan Amir Khurram Rathore would review and play a key role in resolving the issues.
Hussain further told the media that the International Education Conference and Exhibition would yield positive results and education would be promoted in both the brotherly countries.
The PML-N delegation, headed by Riyadh Region President Khalid Akram Rana, highlighted the problems faced by Pakistani schools and called for special attention to solve the issues.
The education minister assured his full cooperation. The delegation included Youth Wing President Raja Yaqub, Sardar Shoaib, GM Malik, Engineer Raja Abid, Fazal Rahim Safi, Shehzad Khan and other leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), Saudi Arabia.