Chief Minister Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has said that the
provincial government was pursuing a comprehensive policy to improve quality of
education in public sector by increasing teaching potential of the teachers and
ensuring access of all segments of the society to quality education without any

This he said while addressing at the 43rd Parents’ Day at Cadet College Kohat as
chief guest on Friday.

Referring to the government’s policy regarding quality education in the
province, Ameer Haider Hoti said that his government was working on a
comprehensive policy to ensure quality education and in this regard funds more
than ever had been allocated in the annual developmental programme.

The Chief Minister on this occasion also announced a grant of Rs1 billion for
the Cadet College Kohat. In October, a grant of Rs1 billion had also been
announced by the government for the college.

He expressed the hope that the college’s administration would utilize the grant
in larger interests of the students and teachers of the college.

The Chief Minister said that no nation could reach the climax of development and
prosperity without having quality education and stressed on the teachers to
focus on character-building of the students besides realizing them their
responsibilities in the future.

He also termed the role of parents as essential in character-building of the

Ameer Haider Hoti said that the literacy ratio in the province was not in line
with the expectations. In such un-satisfactory situation, he said, the elected
provincial government was taking measures on war footings to improve the

Elaborating, he said that their policies were aimed at bringing improvement in
the education infrastructure, increasing teaching potential of the teachers,
besides establishing new colleges and schools and up-grading the existing

He also said that the government was giving priority to early completion of the
ongoing projects in the education sector so that the people of the province
could get an early benefit from the projects.

The Chief Minister attributed best performance of the students of the Cadet
College Kohat to the collective efforts and endeavors of the college’s
administration, teachers, parents and cadets.

He also expressed the hope that the college would continue to maintain its
standard of education on national and international level in future.

Earlier, principal of the college, Brig (r) Inamul Haq in his welcome address
thanked the provincial government, especially the CM for taking personal
interest and generously announcing grant for the college, saying his institute
would spare no effort in ensuring quality education and in coming up to the
expectations of the people and the government.

The Chief Minister also examined parade of a contingent of the college students,
who presented salute to the chief guest He also took keen interest in the stalls
set up by the college’s students.

Later, the Chief Minister distributed prizes among the position-holders in
curriculum and co-curriculum activities.