ISLAMABAD: To acknowledge and appreciate mothers and their never-ending efforts for their children, a tribute was given to them by organising a very exciting and vivacious event at Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) One World Campus here at E-11/4.

Mothers of Montessori tier were invited along with their children. The day began with recitation by a mother. Variety of interesting activities and games like needle and thread, balloon bursting, blindfold, musical chair, dumb shell act, and drinking milk were planned for mothers to participate and exciting prizes were given away.

Different stalls like mehndi and picture booth were set up for mothers to make their day entertaining and memorable. Mothers also participated in salad-making competition and won attractive gifts. The day was full of fun and enjoyment not only for mothers but also for the children and teachers.

Mothers were made to write their pledge of the year, which they pasted on a big heart. A speech competition was also organised in which mothers shared their views and poems about mother's day.

The aim of the event was to underline the importance of home school partnership by developing strong bond with mothers to work hand in hand for the better development of the children. The mothers were fully amused and enchanted by the planned activities and they thoroughly enjoyed the day. They were full of praises and appreciated school's efforts for bringing smiles on their faces.–Staff Reporter

Only quality education can bring socioeconomic change: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, federal minister for religious affairs and interfaith harmony, said on Wednesday that only quality education can bring socioeconomic change in the society and put the country on the path of development.

Addressing a ceremony regarding inauguration of website of Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-7/4, the federal minister said the move will play a role of bridge between teachers and parents as it will keep all the activities of the college updated.

A large number of students, faculty members, members of Parents Teachers Association (PTA) and official of Federal Education Directorate attended the event.

The minister said government has put the country on the path of development by launching 3G and 4G through a transparent process, which will enhance the pace of communication in the country. He suggested that PTAs of all the educational institutions should form one association to cater to the needs of the education sector and settle their issues. The minister said a huge void and social dichotomy in the younger generation is being created due to lack of unified education system and urged for measures to eliminate dual education system in the country.–Staff Reporter