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    November 03, 2016



Teachers of public sectors hold a protest rally

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: The teachers of public sector schools took out protest procession to register their protest the institution of cases against the teachers failing to make security arrangement of school buildings as per directions given by the police.

Starting from Government High School, the procession terminated at Chitral Press Club after protest demonstration which was addressed by teacher leaders including Jamiluddin, Ziaud Din and Qari Yousuf.

They lamented that the teachers were being asked by the police to install walk through gates, CCTV, LCD lights and hire security guards armed with weapons but they had no budget for the purpose.

They said that since the schools are owned by the government, so the FIRs must be instituted for poor security arrangement of schools against the minister of education, secretary education and director education instead of teacher concerned.

The said that the police has not spared the lady teachers in far flung areas of the district who are made to visit the police stations and the kutchery and it was tantamount to sheer disgrace with them against our cultural norms.

The protesting teachers said that instead of teaching their classes, they are made to waste their time in visiting the police stations and the courts at the cost of thousands of students enrolled there.

Giving a deadline of 1st December to quash the FIRs registered the teachers and stopping the registration of new cases against the teachers, they warned that they will go to complete strike till the acceptance of their demands.

Meanwhile, the district nazim Maghfirat Shah has disapproved the registration of cases against teachers on the grounds of poor security arrangements.

In a press release issued on Thursday, he said that the district government was taking up the case with the higher authorities to undo the obnoxious practice of dragging the teachers to the courts for their no fault.


Newly elected Amir of Jamat Islami took oath

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: The newly elected amir of Chitral chapter of Jamaat-e-Islami, Maulana Jamshed Ahmed took oath of his office here on Thursday in the district offices of the party.

District Nazim Maghfirat Shah and hundreds of the party workers were present on the occasion while the oath was administered by the former district amir Maulana Sher Aziz.

Maulana Jamshed Ahmed and Maghfirat Shah addressed on the occasion and asked the party workers to prepare themselves for the next elections to be held in 2018 or any time before it and make Chitral the stronghold of the party.

They said that the other political parties have disappointed the people of Chitral who have now came to realize that only the leadership of Jamaat-e-Islami has an honest leadership.


District Administration finalizes the arrangements for first-ever coaching classes

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: The district administration has finalized all types of arrangements for launching the first-ever coaching classes for the students seeking admissions to professional colleges and different universities for higher education.

Addressing a function held in this connection, the Chitral DC Osama Ahmed Warraich has said that to tap the fabulous talent of the students in Chitral, the arrangement of coaching classes was made to enable the students to compete with those developed areas.

He appreciated the contribution of Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan in arranging the coaching classes and said that the facility was first of its nature in the district as hundreds of prospective students did not afford to Peshawar and other cities for the purpose.

Earlier, the general manager of AKES,P brigadier (retired) Khosh Muhammad said that in the first stage, two master trainers had been hired from a Karachi-based reputed institution for imparting training to the local teachers of different colleges.

He said that the local teachers so trained on the modern techniques


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