One in four children in Pakistan will not complete primary education by 2030: UNESCO
Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 3:42 PM
One in four children in Pakistan will not be completing primary education by the 2030 deadline of the world's Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), according to new projections by UNESCO. The new projections of the UNESCO show that Pakistan will only be half-way to the target of 12-years of education for all, with 50% of youth still not completing upper secondary education at the current rates.
Japan To Lend More Than Rs 6,600 Crore For Three Projects In India
Friday, December 21, 2018, 8:18 PM
India and Japan exchanged notes and signed loan agreements worth more than Rs.6,600Cr for three projects to develop the second phase of Chennai Metro, to help India on SDGs and for a dairy project. "The Government of Japan has committed JICA Official Development Assistance (ODA) totalling Yen 105.497 billion (equal to Rs.6,668.46 crore, approximately) for three projects," the Finance Ministry said in a statement.