Chinese Company to Construct Schools in Baluchistan

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A Chinese firm—CMEC would be constructing new schools in Gwadar and Ziarat, in a short span of time, by incorporating the use of prefabrication technology.

As per the details, the CMEC General Manager—Li Kan on Tuesday called on to the Chief Minister of Baluchistan—Jam Kamal Khan and agreed to construct new schools in Gwadar and Ziarat by using prefabrication technology under a public-private partnership programme.

Li Kan while briefing the chief minister said that his firm had expertise in building homes and buildings through prefabrication technology in a short span of time. He added that they also have expertise in agriculture production via minimum water usage.

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Li Kan said that owing to the shortage of water, Baluchistan could shift its sector of agriculture to modern technology and the CMEC is all set to help the provincial government in this division under the private-public partnership programme.

He also proposed to train the students of the Lasbela University in modern agriculture techniques and said that they would be awarding students scholarships for attaining higher studies in China.

Previously, the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), on the 19th of January had issued a report emphasizing the dismal condition of educational institutions in the various parts of the nation thus developing illiteracy in its wake.

The report had conveyed that the Punjab province would be needing 35,000 schools in the span of the next 20 years whereas Sindh would be needing 25,000, Baluchistan would require 7,200 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would need 14,000.

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