Education transforms minds leading to a peaceful and prosperous nation. The education system of Pakistan is comprised of 260,903 institutions facilitating 41,018,384 students. 31% of the educational institutes are run by the private sector, while 69% are run by the state (public institutes).
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDG -2, “to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning” relates to quality education, which according to new statistic has improved, the enrolment statistics of Pakistan, 2014 showed an increase in the students between the ages of 3-16 years. While SDG- 5, “achieve gender equality and empower women and girls” relates to the availability of equal opportunities, which includes educational facilities, schools including vocational training institutes within its program areas, focusing on girl’s education, and on educating the youth for employment opportunities in the country.