Uzbekistan and Pakistan to boost cooperation in education


On Tuesday, Pakistan and Uzbekistan decided to expand their collaboration, particularly in the areas of education and vocational training, Pakistan Today reported.

The agreement was made at a hastily arranged meeting between Aybek Arif Usmanov, the ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan, and Rana Tanveer Hussain, the federal minister for education and professional training.

The meeting was also attended by some senior officials. Rana Tanveer greeted the Uzbek delegation on the occasion and noted that the two nations have traditionally enjoyed warm and cordial relations. He asserted that Uzbekistan has close relations to Central Asia and that Pakistan will strengthen its ties with both countries.

Rana Tanveer talked about the sharing of knowledge and skills in relation to vocational and technical training. He asserted that the two nations ought to gain from one another’s experience.

Rana Tanveer Hussain praised the student exchange as a way to further their collaboration, particularly in the area of skilled vocational training.

He claimed that cooperation between the two nations had a great deal of potential.

Rana Tanveer was invited to the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education by the ambassador.

He announced that the Second World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (WCECCE), which is co-organized with UNESCO, will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from November 14 to 16.

He explained to the minister that the Sustainable Development Goal (SD) Target 4.2, which calls for increased investment in early childhood development, care, and pre-primary education for all girls and boys, was the focus of the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (WCECCE), an intergovernmental meeting (Category II) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

According to Rana Tanveer, a Joint Working Group (JWG) should be established to prioritize and organize collaboration between the two nations. A JWG, according to the minister, might improve cooperation in the sector of education.

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