Animal welfare

Government to offer ‘special course’ on animal welfare in schools

ISLAMABAD: The head of Pakistani Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit, Salman Sufi, announced on Saturday that the government was preparing a “special course” on animal welfare for schools in Islamabad.

Taking to Twitter, Sufi announced that the federal government was preparing to introduce a “special course” on animal welfare in schools in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).

He said the “special lesson” will be put in place to ensure children show compassion and have a humane approach to animals so they can be better citizens.

“A special course is being prepared on animal welfare which will be introduced in schools in the ICT region. Children will be introduced with compassion and a humane approach to animals so they can be better citizens,” he said.

Sufi said the course will be introduced in educational institutions by the end of October.

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