Punjab Education Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said on Saturday that education was the top priority of the provincial government and the government had taken new initiatives in the field of education. Speaking at a reception held in honour of new students at Pak Polytechnic Institute, Shuja said technical education was the backbone of our education system and economy. “The government will also award cash prizes and laptops to the position-holders of Technical Board,” he added.