The chief minister of Punjab, Parvez Elahi, announced that public educational institutions would offer free education up to graduation.
The chief minister made an announcement on free education at a flag-raising ceremony in Lahore Fort on the occasion of Pakistan’s Diamond Jubilee.
When Parvez called back, he mentioned that during his final term as chief minister, he had proclaimed free education up to the matriculation level.
Elahi expressed gratitude to the police and military personnel who offered their life as martyrs to defend their country.
Last but not least, the Chief Minister honours General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), for his contributions to the fight against terrorism in the nation.