NOORPUR THAL - AEO Samina Iqbal has stressed the need for quality education in the tehsil, saying the government was striving to ensure it through effective measures.

She was addressing teaching staff of different schools during her visit here the other day.

She said that it was a known fact that education was the instrument for economic empowerment and sustainable development.

She said that by the grace of Almighty Allah and after four year hectic efforts of the Education Department the standard of education had been improved considerably. She stressed the need for making more efforts to achieve 100 per cent target. She said that the teachers should also instill moral values in students so that they could face the future challenges as future of the country depended on them. She further said that the Education Department had also taken some other steps for education promotion in different villages of Thal.