Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan attended, as chief guest, ground breaking ceremony of Namal Knowledge City phase 1 envisioned earlier by the Prime Minister as a center of academic excellence for the marginalized population residing in remote areas, said a press release on Saturday.
The Prime Minister was briefed that after completion of first phase, more than 10 thousand students from deprived areas would benefit from the Knowledge City. It was informed that this project would be environment friendly and a state of the art green structure.
The chief guest, in his address, paid special tribute and expressed deep gratitude for the commitments made by donors worth millions of dollars.
He stressed upon availability of affordable and quality higher education opportunities for the talented youth of Pakistan. He said that good education lays the foundation for a tolerant and progressive society. Prime Minister expressed that he aims that this institute becomes an internationally renowned center of excellence.