Raja Yassir

Ammar Sheikh 


The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made education and education reforms the cornerstones for its election manifesto and campaigns, terming its plans for reforming the sector “the most ambitious education agenda in Pakistan’s history”. Yet, the first full budget presented by the new provincial government has left much to be desired in terms of funds funneled towards education, falling even short of allocations made by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government in some areas.

Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun has called on experts to promote commonalities  in various religions for the promotion of peace and brotherhood in the world. He was speaking at the inaugural session of a two-day international conference on Maulana Jallal-ud-Din Rumi and Hazrat Sultan Bahu at Punjab University’s Al Raazi Hall on Tuesday.