Pakistan, Jan. 13 -- The third Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest organised by Information Technology University (ITU) kicked off on Saturday.

Education & National Heritage Minister Shafqat Mahmood was the chief guest at the opening session.

Addressing the first session, Shafqat Mehmood said that the government was trying to mobilise graduates across the country to improve literacy ratio from 58 percent to 70 percent and working to create national curriculum to remove the disparity in education system as the present education system in based on injustice.

The minister said that education provided frame of reference and perception while we practice different streams of educational institutes including madrasas, government and private schools, which...