President signs education bill -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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President signs education bill

KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari signed on Wednesday “The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Bill-2012” at a ceremony held at the Chief Minister’s House.

The bill, which recognises the right to free and compulsory education for all children aged between 5 to 16 years, has become a law after the President’s assent. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah were among those who attended the signing ceremony.