ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said on Tuesday that the government will initiate the upgradation of 167 schools and colleges in Islamabad.
Asad Umar presided over a high-level meeting to discuss the procedures for upgrading schools and institutions in various parts of the federal capital.
The chief of education informed the audience that the lists for the upgradation of 167 education centres, where the authorities will assure the supply of new amenities, had been finalised.
Under the leadership of Raja Khurram Nawaz, a multi-sectorial committee has been formed to examine the lists for the supply of facilities and school upgrades.
During the meeting, Asad Umar said that the upgradation of new schools should be initiated as per requirements but not on the political basis. He added that the upgradation work of 167 schools and colleges will be started soon in Islamabad.