Pakistan: New Education Policy to be implemented by mid next year

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Fri Dec 29 14:19:39 UTC 2006

New Education Policy to be implemented by mid next year

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ministry of Education has decided to finalize the
new National Education Policy for implementation by the mid of next year.
This was decided in a high level meeting chaired by the Federal Minister
for Education, Lt. Gen (R) Javed Ashraf, here on Thursday. The meeting was
apprised that a pre-policy paper White Paper had been finalized after
consultation and incorporation of the suggestions and comments from
various stakeholders including the exclusive lengthy discussions during
the seminars arranged at all the provincial metropolis of the country by
the Federal Ministry of Education.

The comments and views of the provincial education departments were
considered and incorporated in the draft policy. The meeting was further
told that in January 2005, the Inter-provincial Education Ministers
Conference endorsed the need to review the existing National Education
Policy, which was complied by constituting a Review Team in September 2005
with the mandate to assess the policy through dialogue with the
stakeholders. The meeting decided to place the White Paper on the website
of the ministry which can be accessed by clicking for
feedback of the concerned stakeholders by January 20, 2007 for seriously
considering the comments for incorporation in the revised National
Education Policy. The White Paper can also be obtained from
info at


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