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PR No.110 Islamabad: 18th July 2018

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh chaired 23rd meeting of Board of Governors of National Education Foundation (NEF) at the Committee Room of the National Education Foundation. The meeting confirmed the minutes of of 22nd BOG meeting. During the meeting, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training was briefed about the functions of the National Education Foundation. The Federal Minister was apprised that the NEF is mandated to promote quality education through public private partnership in FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, AJK and ICT. The Federal Minister was also briefed about the NEF project titled “vocational schools through public private partnership”. He was apprised that under the project 12 schools have been established 3 each in ICT, FATA, AJK and Gilgit Baltistan (GB). The Federal Minister was also told that National Education Foundation is running Scholarship and Financial Assistance Program for awarding scholarship to children and financial assistance to widows of federal government teachers The meeting also approved the revised scholarship and financial assistance policy of NEF. The chair gave direction for giving advertisement in leading national dailies to fill up the post of Managing Director (MD) of National Education Foundation. ***** ?

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