Former political secretary of slain PPP chairperson Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Naheed Khan and her spouse former Senator Dr Safdar Abbasi underlined significance of the education for national prosperity and development, advising the parents to equip their children with quality education.

They termed that the provision free education including uniform and books in remote area of Ahmedpur East was a big achievement of Al-Sirat Trust, adding that philanthropists of this area should come forward and play their rule in the promotion of education so literacy rate could be increased in this most impoverished area.

Naheed Khan and Dr Safdar Abbasi expressed the views while addressing the annual result announcement ceremony of Al-Sirat Free Public School established under the auspices of Al-Sirat Trust. Naheed Khan asked the parents that they should focus on the education of their children and should avail the facilities provided by charity institutions.

Principal Mrs Dur-e-Shehwar and Vice Principal Fatima Khalid also addressed the ceremony. Later, Naheed Khan, Dr Safdar Abbasi and Principal Mrs Dur-e-Shehwar distributed prizes among position-holders.