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Andrew Mitchell in Pakistan

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More than three million children will benefit from free textbooks in the conflict-affected province of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa

Education key for Pakistan’s future

More than three million children will benefit from free textbooks in the conflict-affected province of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (formerly the North West Frontier Province), and more than 300,000 girls will receive a monthly allowance to encourage them to attend school, Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell announced today.