Published: Saturday 15 November 1997

A US $12.5 million project that focuses on poverty alleviation, environmental protection and improving the quality of education has been launched in Pakistan. The project, instituted by the United Nations Development Programme, will create teacher training and resource centres to improve the quality of teaching and of primary and secondary education. Another programme, the Programme for Improving livelihoods and Urban Settlements will promote activities that create income-earning opportunities and improve the urban environment.

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