Rector National University of Technology (NUTECH) Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Khalid Asghar called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at his office. Talking on this occasion, the chief minister said that departments’ capacity is being enhanced through the latest technology for improving their service delivery. He said the Punjab government started working on eight new universities and five technical institutes are also being set up to empower the youth through skills-based education. Backward areas have been given preference for setting up new institutions, he added. Technical universities are also being established in Rawalpindi and Rasul; he added and further said that technical education syllabus is being revised. He observed that Mir Chakkar Khan Rind University in DG Khan will change the destiny of the local youth. The employment targets will be achieved through the promotion of technical education, he maintained. The PTI government has given priority to improving the education sector and sufficient increase has been made in the education budget as compared with the previous financial year, concluded the chief minister.