Finance minister praises youth, encourages career-building activities


ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Miftah Ismail here on Friday said that providing opportunities to young students to actively participate in extracurricular activities gives a boost to their learning skills and confidence, and serves as an asset for them in their future career building.

The minister gave these comments while visiting the Arts and Crafts exhibition, themed “Learning with creativity” at the EMS, a reputed educational institution of Islamabad.

The minister went round various sections of the exhibition where art, literary work, scientific exhibits (including robots), literary work and articulately carved models depicting various events in world history were displayed. Students from class 1 to “O” levels created the work on display, the minister was apprised who showed deep interest in the student’s exemplary work and creativity.

The robotics section clearly was the most attractive for the guests. EMS students, it may be added, won the national robotics championship earlier this year and recently participated in the international robotics event in Chicago where their work received immense appreciation.

Minister Miftah Ismail praised the hard work put in by the students and the guidance and encouragement extended to them by the teachers in holding such a nice exhibition.

The event which will continue for three days was witnessed by a large number of guests including students, parents and invitees from different walks of life.


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