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Shaping generation of talented young individuals top priority: President

30 August 2019, MVT 19:09
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih addressing the gathering at Buruni School. PHOTO: PRESIDENTS OFFICE
30 August 2019, MVT 19:09

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih stated on Thursday that shaping a generation of talented and well-educated young individuals is the top priority of his administration's education policy.

The President said this while speaking at the celebration held to at Buruni School in Buruni Island, Thaa Atoll to mark their 50th Anniversary

He also congratulated the school on achieving this impressive milestone of reaching their Golden Jubilee and continued his remarks by highlighting that shaping a generation who follow the great tenets of Islam and have a spirit of love and loyalty for their country, academic excellence by itself no longer suffices.

According to him it is essential that students have a complete education, learning both academic and practical skills to allow them to succeed in life.

Furthermore, President Solih noted that this can be achieved through appraising the Maldives' national progress, development and societal growth to reinvigorate the education system and keep up with the pace of international education models.

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