The Federal Minister, Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD, Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi inaugurated OPF Educational Portal
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL MINISTER, MINISTRY OF OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (PRESS RELEASE) ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2022: The Federal Minister, Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD, Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi said that Education is one of the most important elements for collective development of a society and a state.
Addressing at formal launch of education portal in OPF, the Federal Minister emphasized on maximum utilization of technology to improve educational standards. He said; the Internet has revolutionized the education paradigm worldwide as it opens doorways to a wealth of information, knowledge, educational resources, increasing opportunities for learning in and beyond the classroom.
While highlighting the significance of educational portals, the Federal Minister said; in today’s internet driven society, education portal provides an immediate access to institution’s services on 24/7 basis. The information seekers do not have to physically visit the institution for obtaining information. They can locate the required information anytime and from anywhere through his/her computer or mobile phone. They only need to have a robust Internet connection.
He appreciated the management of OPF for developing education portal which hosts the important information about OPF’s educational services such as scholarships for children of overseas Pakistanis, reserved seats for overseas Pakistanis in public sector universities, OPF’s e-Learning program etc. Besides, the portal will also provide an instant access to websites of OPF’s 26 educational institutions which are being run across the length and breadth of Pakistan.
Before launch of education portal, Managing Director, OPF also gave a comprehensive presentation regarding the welfare services being provided to overseas Pakistanis by OPF.