In a recent development toward the reforms in the educational sector, the Federal Govt announced that the Constitution of 1973 will be taught in Schools. Mr. Salman Sufi, Head of the Prime Minister s strategic Reforms Unit has announced on Twitter.
Taking the microblogging platform Twitter, he announced that Federal Minister for Education Rana Tanveer Hussain officially launch the initiative on Pakistan Day, 23 March 2023. Initially, this initiative will be launched in Islamabad only.
Sufi stated that this initiative has been taken on the directions of PM Shehbaz Sharif. Prime Minister wants that our nation should be aware of his rights as well as responsibilities as a citizen. Salman also asserted “To demand your rights, it’s important to know your rights”.
While PPP Senator Sehar Khan in response to this development expressed his pleasure and said that she strived hard to make the 1973 Constitution and Civic education mandatory part of the school curriculum.
Senator also introduced the bill titled “Civic Education Commission Act 2018” in Parliament. According to this bill, educational institutions must teach Civic education and Constitution to students.
Teaching Civic education and Constitution in the schools will be helpful and bring development among the citizens and students. Through this citizens can aware of their rights in State and their responsibilities as well. This will also help in the democratic process in the Country.
Initially, it will launch only in Islamabad, later on, it will be implemented in Provinces also.