Pakistan launches ‘Teleschool’ to facilitate students at their doorstep


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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has launched an initiative “Teleschool” for providing an opportunity to school going students to get an education at their doorstep.

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood announced this through this in a Tweet here on Thursday.

Shafqat said that during this time when schools were closed due to epidemic Coronavirus, we aimed to have 10 hours of course based classes for children every day. Shafqat hoped that PTV will play an important role in that regard.

For this, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training and Pakistan Television Network (PTV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the starting of a project “Teleschool” to facilitate the students at their homes due to epidemic COVID-19.

The MoU was signed by the Joint Secretary Education Umair Javaid from the Education Ministry while Managing Director Amir Manzoor from PTV in a ceremony held here at the ministry.

The ceremony was attended by the Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, General Manager PTV Farhat Anwar and other concerned officials.

Under the MoU, Ministry of Federal Education will broadcast a program with the title Teleschool on Pakistan Television during the summer vacations to facilitate the students from class one to twelve at their doorstep, the sources added.

MD PTV Amir Manzoor on the occasion said that being a state channel, PTV was already providing education to the masses within its resources.

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