UMT President Education Minister Vow to Fight Illiteracy Together

Wednesday, April 03 2024

University of Management and Technology (UMT) President Ibrahim Hasan Murad met Minister for School Education Rana Sikandar Hayat Khan the other day, with both agreeing to take all out measures to fight illiteracy in the country.

Earlier, the minister participated as a special guest in a seminar on the state of education held at UMT Seminar Hall. While talking to the students, he said that the decisions of one's fate cannot be made sitting in closed rooms, so educational reforms will be brought in consultation with all stakeholders.

He said students would be exposed to modern IT skills including robotics and AI. The education minister said he had been pleased to visit UMT and with the high standards of education being maintained by the university. “The youth are our only hope. With the help of youth, Pakistan will stand on its feet again,” he added.

In his meeting with Ibrahim Hasan Murad, Hayat was of the view that now was the not the time to discuss who is right and who is wrong, but to work for the betterment of the country.

UMT President Ibrahim Hasan Murad appreciated Hayat’s vision for improving standards of education in the country, saying it was efforts of dedicated representatives like Hayat that will ensure progress of the country in the days to come.