Addressing a function at the Chief Minister House in connection with an International Teachers Day , the PTI Chief said those countries that had made tremendous progress and achieved status of developed countries was because of provision of quality education to all children.
He said France and Germany made progress because of quality education to children, adding free education was being provided to children at government schools in these countries.
Imran Khan said economic development was not possible without supremacy of merit, good governance and uniformed education system to all children.
He said there was a time in past that our public sector schools was providing best education facilities to children by producing quality engineers, doctors, scientists and bureaucrats.
Provision of quality education to all children has top agenda of the list, he said, adding the standard of Government schools has improved in the province and new teachers were recruited under a transparent mechanism through National Testing Service (NTS), Islamabad.
The KP government has accorded high focus to bring improvement in education, health, police etc, saying police was made apolitical in Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
The KP government has taken revolutionary measures for ensuring good governance, extermination of corruption, supremacy of merit, impartial accountability system, he said and added that over 100 laws were passed to provide direct relief to masses.
He said great responsibilities lied on teachers to utilize their energies and skills for provision of quality education to children besides special focus on their character buildings so that they could effectively coupe with modern days' tough challenges.