Chitral — Chitral Thinkers Forum organized a Seminar on Improvement of Quality Education at a local hotel here. Overall aim of the activity was bringing quality improvement of Education in Chitral in perspective of youth through Involving All Factors (IAF) at hand.
Dr. Mir Baiz Khan known intellectual and educationist was guest speaker of the event. Professor Zuhurl Haq Danish facilitated the event and managed the stage as moderator.
Starting the program Professor Sayed Shamsu Nazar Fatimi convener of Thinkers Forum Chitral explained the factors which resulted formation of this forum. He also said that primary objective of forming this forum is promoting “positive thinking” in the intolerant thoughtless society focusing youth community.
Dr. Mir Baiz Khan presented his key note address and expressed the requirements which are needed for quality improvement of education in Chitral. He said that access to computer and information technology is pre-requisite for students to enhance their knowledge in present day. He said that resources should be diverted towards education and without allocating resources towards education sector quality improvement is not possible. He also stressed upon the members of the forum to play their role through advocacy for prioritizing education as important goal of the government. He also said that the knowledge imparted through education should be reflected in the form of positive behavior and positive action on the part of students in the society. Justice, fair play, equality, Tolerance, honesty and positive thinking should be outcome of education in the society. Without character building aim of education become meaningless and core responsibility of teacher should be developing ethical values in students. He said that formation of Thinkers Forum Chitral is positive development and it should provide its expertise for promoting of peaceful society in Chitral.
Dr. Noorul Islam member Thinker forum Chitral also expressed his opinion in the Forum and said that without bringing quality improvement in education we could not resolve the problem of unemployment and other social evils in the society.
Professor Mumtaz Hussain thanked all the participants and guests speakers for their interest in the program and regarded it very useful for realizing the goal of quality improvement in education. He said that Thinkers forum Chitral belongs to the people of Chitral and everyone having guts for contributing in promotion of “positive thinking “ can become member of the Forum. He said that Thinkers Forum Chitral is a group of likeminded people working for promotion of peace and Harmony in society and it’s membership is open to all who are interested in the mission of the Forum. He also thanked AKRSP Chitral for supporting the event on behalf of Thinkers Forum Chitral. He also thanked the guest speaker for giving his precious time to this event and enlightening youth of Chitral regarding improvement of quality education and its objectives. With these remarks Professor Mumtaz Hussain formally concluded the program. Light refreshments were served at the end. — Prof Shamsu Nazar Fatimi, Chitral 24 Sep 2016