islamabad - President Mamnoon Hussain has appreciated the efforts being made by National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) for improving access to basic education and healthcare for the country’s poorest communities.

The President said this while talking to Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Razina Alam Khan who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr yesterday.

The President emphasised on taking effective measures for enhancing literacy ratio in the country, adding that for this purpose inclusion of women in national manpower is imperative.

The President stated that lower literacy retards national progress and development and urged for sustained efforts to promote education in the country. Emphasising on the training of teachers, the President stressed the need for establishing institutions in this regard so that teachers could impart quality education to children.

The President appreciated NCHD for supporting government’s efforts in ensuring the provision of social services to the less privileged segment of society.

Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Razina Alam Khan apprised the President about the programs and activities of her organisation.