Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday shared his master plan of “dream knowledge city” at the Namal University, the major construction of which is expected to complete by 2027.
Dubbed the Namal Knowledge City, It will be the first Knowledge City in Pakistan. The planning of the project will be carried out by the well-renowned architect, Tony Ashai. The project is based near Mianwali.
In a tweet, Tony Ashai showed his gratitude for the Prime Minister by saying,
“Thank you PM @ImranKhanPTI for giving me the opportunity to be part of your dream. A proud moment for Pakistanis and inshallah @Namaledu will be an institution that will produce the future leaders of Pakistan. And all this made possible by #AleemaKhan the force behind Namal.”
The revolutionary project is the dream of Imran Khan who cares for empowering people residing outside of the major cities. The project is supposed to profit more than 10,000 people by providing them with top-quality education after the completion of its first phase. It will also be built as ecofriendly.
”Nations can only excel through education. They do not progress or become rich by just selling cotton or textile products. The richness comes when you invest in the people and provide them higher education”, said by Imran Khan during the inauguration of the project at Namal University.
Earlier on Saturday, PM Imran Khan had launched the first phase of the ‘knowledge city’ project to be established at the Namal University, which is located in Mianwali.
The first phase would be completed by 2023 to facilitate 800 students and 50 faculty members, whereas the major construction work on the city is expected to be completed by 2027.
The knowledge city is likely to include academic blocks, libraries, business centers, dairy farms, primary and secondary schools, sports facilities, a hospital, shopping centers, technology parks, hotels, and a housing colony for staff, faculty, and students.
Ambitiously featuring his plan and the Namal College’s surrounding areas, he adds: “The land stretches for miles and miles ahead in this wilderness, where I hope there will be medical schools, there will be engineering schools, there will be textile schools, it would become the centre of education in Pakistan and a beautiful environment where you have a lake where the students will have recreation and then you see the salt range, one of the oldest rock structures in Pakistan, with the oldest historical monuments lying up in these ranges”.