ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has advised the President of Pakistan to approve the extension of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Supervision of Curricula, Textbooks and Maintenance of Standards Act, 2011 to Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The extension of the Act to PATA will provide for supervision of curricula, textbooks and maintenance of standards of education at primary, middle, high and higher secondary-level in PATA. Meanwhile Prime Minister has also advised the President of Pakistan to approve the extension of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan Act 2009 to the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The extension of the Act to PATA will provide chances of higher/university education to students of Chitral, Buner and Dir Lower at their doorsteps.