OKARA - Commissioner Nabeel Ahmad Awan has said the Divisional Public School (DPS) role in the building character of students and equiping them with education is laudable.

Addressing the annual prize distribution and parent day ceremony of DPS, he said that along with education the students should also participate in co-curricular activities.

DCO Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah, Additional Collector Zaheer Abbas Malik, DPS Principal Firdus Ahmad, students and parents attended the ceremony.

The Commissioner said that keeping in view the importance of education, the Punjab government had made the promotion of education its top priority. He said that empowering the youth by equipping them with education was necessary for the rapid development of the country.

He said that a comprehensive strategy had been adopted for the improvement of education sector.

 He said that the Punjab government was determined to provide education to every child of the province. He said that special enrollment campaign was going on throughout the province to ensure provision of education to each and every child.

On the demand of the DPS principal, the Commissioner directed the DCO to submit the case of provision of 6 acres of land for DPS.

Later, he distributed prizes and certificates among the position holders.