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In a message on International Literacy Day, he said the Punjab government had taken revolutionary measures for promoting education, while a comprehensive programme was being implemented for ensuring 100 percent literacy rate besides launching an emergency campaign for universal primary enrolment.
Literacy Rate (%) Percentage of Per Capita HDI Population GDP Under 15 (A) Australia: -- / -- / -- / -- (B) Canada: -- / -- / -- / -- (C) Mall: -- / -- / -- / -- (D) Tanzania: -- / -- / -- / -- (E) How might each factor affect a country's standard of living?
The reason for the rise in literacy rate is attributed to various schemes sponsored by the government like the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and others schemes under which the state government constructed schools in far flung rural areas, provided mid-day meals and free books to the poor students.
FAISALABAD -- High literacy rate is the best tool to combat poverty, improve livelihood and make progress in every sphere of life, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
ISLAMABAD -- Speakers at a meeting urged the government to allocate stantial amount and accelerate the pace of education at all levels to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets and improve the literacy rate in country.
In general, who has the higher literacy rate in these countries, males or females?
Our youth literacy rate stands at 98 percent and primary school enrolment rate was at around 100 percent.
Zaheer said literacy rate in regional countries like Srilanka, Maldives and Bangladesh was higher than Pakistan which was a point of pondering.
He said the better literacy rate could also be helpful in reducing terrorism and extremism.
In countries with the highest literacy rates, the statistics for males and females are usually equal.
Burmese, Wiechec said, have the highest literacy rate in Southeast Asia, are a gracious people and have ``a rich social life and little crime.
Speaking at the occasion, Inam Naveed Khan-VP Manufacturing Engro Fertilizer said, With a low literacy rate of 46%, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy rate in Pakistan especially in the rural areas is negligible.

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