PM sees need of ramping up investment in education



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Kathmandu, Nov 11 (RSS): Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need to spur investment for enhancing quality education in the country. 

Prime Minister Deuba said this while inaugurating the newly-constructed building of Ullens School to run International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDC) in Khumaltar of Lalitpur. 

PM Deuba lauded the substantial role of Ullens School in providing education of international standard in Nepal. 

On the occasion, the Prime Minster had honoured Prof Dr Suresh Raj Sharma in recognition of his contributions to enrich the education sector of Nepal. 
Ullens School has named the newly-constructed building before the name of Prof Dr Sharma. 

At the programme, National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-Chair Dr Swarnim Wagle said there is very good number of students' enrollment in community schools but education quality has not been improved over the years while noting that now is the time to pay attention and increase investment in education. 

Also present on the occasion were Patron of Ullens Foundation social worker Guy Ullens and Ms Marym Ullens. 

On the occasion, Guy Ullens noted the need of agriculture education in Nepal and expressed his gratification while getting an opportunity to support to education sector of Nepal. 
Feted personality Prof Dr Sharma expressed his firm commitment to continue his efforts for the development and reforms of education sector of Nepal. 
The Ullens School, which was established as non-profit organization some 11 years back, now has more than 800 students.