President underscores importance of education for development of a nation

President Dr. Mohamed Waheed has underscored the importance of providing good education for children for the development and progress of a nation.

The President made this remark while speaking to the people of Dhuvaafaru, as part of his visit to the island yesterday. The President is currently on a tour of some islands of the North Maalhosmadulu Atoll.

Speaking at the prize giving ceremony of a Quran recitation competition held at Dhuvaafaru island, President Waheed spoke on the importance of providing good education and healthy lifestyle for our children. He said that providing different opportunities in all areas as they grow up, was the foundation to be laid for the future.

Highlighting the importance of good education, President said that it was important to determine the quality of education being provided to our young children. Speaking in this regard, the President spoke on the changes that needed to be brought to the country’s education policies, and said that the Ministry of Education was working on it.