QUETTA: Out of more than 12,000 government-run schools in Balochistan, until now there was only one room, one teacher in 7,000 schools for all grades.

This was revealed by the Adviser to the Chief Minister Balochistan on Education, Sardar Raza Muhammad Bareech on Monday evening.

The adviser on education also announced that a school admission campaign for out of school children would also be launched in March this year.

Speakers at a provincial meeting spoke at length about the gloomy condition of education in the province which has been plagued by terrorism.

Mishal Pakistan, a non-governmental organisation had setup the meeting at Quetta Press Club, which was attended by government functionaries and journalists from print and electronic media.

“With meager resources, we cannot overcome the challenge of illiteracy in Balochistan,” Bareech told the meeting.

He stated that even if ten years development budget was spent on education sector, all out of school children could not be enrolled in classes.

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