Minister of State for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that culture of civil defence would be re-introduced in educational institutions to maintain high standard of morale and strong will to win amongst students.
He said this while addressing a ceremony held at National Institution of Fire Technology (NIFT) in Islamabad .
The Minister said provision of modern training to perform up to the mark is need of the hour.
Shehryar Afridi congratulated the course participants and said, they will be sent abroad to have knowledge of modern firefighting methods and also have a first-hand knowledge about modern equipment.
The Minister said Pakistan is a peace loving sovereign country and has sacrificed more than 70,000 precious lives in war against terrorism, besides, suffering billions of Dollars financial losses.
He said under able leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan the government was trying to put the country on right track where people’s money would be spent on their welfare while law would be equal for rich and poor.
He also distributed certificates amongst 43 participants of Fire Officers Course.