Qatari American Agreement for Education of One Million out of School Children in Pakistan

Founder Editor Tazeen Akhtar..

Islamabad(Monitoring Desk)The Qatari Foundation "Education Above All" and the American Refugee Committee signed an agreement to support the Federal Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to educate one million children outside school throughout Pakistan.  

The agreement was signed at the headquarters of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in Paris on 1 March.  With the signing of the agreement, Pakistan has become the largest recipient of the State of Qatar's commitment to educate 10 million children around the world under the "Educate a Child".

"Education Above All" and its executive partners in Pakistan have tried to overcome the challenge of primary education.  Through the implementation of eight projects at a cost of over US $ 170 million, 1.6 million children will be enrolled in different schools.