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Pakistan has lower education spending rate in South Asia

  Education condition is despicable with literacy rate of 58pc and gender disparity With a literacy rate of 58 percent, Pakistan’s current expenditure on education is the lowest in South Asia. Pakistan has a literacy rate of 58 percent, which has improved from 35 percent in 1990-91, but still way behind the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target of 88 percent, which we fail to achieve by the end of 2015. …

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Intel helps Pakistan students improve science literacy

  Pakistan Science Foundation recognized Intel ISEF as the leading science program While economic indicators for Pakistan position the country as a regional leader, education remains inequitably distributed among various income groups and regions in the country. The Government of Pakistan’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) in 2000, reinforced that education is one of the most important factors in helping to promote equitable economic growth and reducing poverty. Pakistan’s vision …

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