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ICT admin enrols 39 out of school girls

ICT admin enrols 39 out of school girls

Islamabad: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has enrolled around 39 girls in Star School at Badia Qadir Bakhsh, aimed to bring out of school children into schools.

The local administration have joined hands with Federal Directorate of Education and Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE) (a non-governmental organisation) to ensure the children right to education, Deputy Commissioner, Hamza Shafqaat told this agency.

“It is our mission to bring every child of Islamabad to school as there are 11,000 children in the federal capital still not attending any school,” he added.

He said, efforts were being made through 31 Star Schools operating in Islamabad to enrol children especially girls who were still unattended.

Fajer Rabia Pasha, Executive Director, PAGE said, the school will provide non-formal education to girls who were either dropped out of schools or have never been admitted to any school for three years, adding that, later these girls will be enrolled in middle school in mainstream education system. With every new opening of a school we all

are one step closer to achieving our collective dream, she said.

Article source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/540845-ict-admin-enrols-39-out-of-school-girls

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