Caretaker Minister for Federal Education Mr. Madad Ali Sindhi visited the National Curriculum Council (NCC) Secretariat.

Caretaker Minister for Federal Education Mr. Madad Ali Sindhi visited the National Curriculum Council (NCC) Secretariat. Director NCC, Dr. Mariam Chughtai gave a detailed briefing on the functions of the NCC in the post-18th amendment scenario. She shared the completed, ongoing, and future tasks of the NCC Secretariat.
The Minister was informed about the agreement of provincial experts on National Curriculum standards for Grades 9-12, marking a monumental milestone for Pakistan. For the first time in the country's history, a core curriculum from Grades 1-12 and Early Years has been signed off by subject experts from all provinces. In respect of the 18th Amendment of the Constitution, standards for Grades 9-12 are being reviewed by the provincial review and formal legal approval before being notified at their respective provincial levels. Standards for Grades 1-8 and Early Years are already underway for implementation at varying levels in all provinces across the country.
The Minister was also informed about the ongoing partnership with the Government of Sindh regarding teacher development and assessment activities. Moreover, the steps taken regarding training of the textbook authors and reviewers in all the provinces and Areas were also discussed.  
While talking on the occasion, Mr. Madad Ali Sindhi lauded the efforts of the NCC towards its role of coordination among the federating units. He expressed satisfaction over the completed tasks of the National Curriculum of Pakistan (NCP). The Federal Minister praised the role of the provincial governments’ stakeholders for upholding the cause of quality education for all children of the nation by championing international standards in curriculum reforms.
Mr. Madad Ali Sindhi ensured that the initiatives regarding the development of the curriculum standards for a range of elective subjects and streamlining technical education across the country will continue in coordination with the stakeholders across the country.  
The development of the National Curriculum of Pakistan was a nationwide collaborative process, with each province actively involved and their feedback gathered and incorporated through a comprehensive process. The Minister commended the Director NCC Secretariat, Dr. Mariam Chughtai, and her team for their hard work in achieving this milestone.