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     June 14,  2015



Renowned educationist and former Principal GD Langlands called on Chief Minister

Chitral Times Report

The renowned educationist and former teacher of Aitcheson College, Major (Retired) Geofry Douglus Langland called on the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak at CM House today and discussed with him the matters of Langland School and College, Chitral. The principal of Cadet College Razmak, Colonel Muhammad Qayum was also accompanying him.

Mr. Langland told that Langland School was closed last month due to certain management issues and its dormant Board of Governors was required to be dissolved for making the school functional in a professional and transparent manner.

Admitting the spirit of the founding head of Langland School for promoting quality education in the remote area of Chitral as well as standard of the school since its establishment in 1989, the Chief Minister assured every possible help and support for the revival of the school under a new management board. He stressed the need for inducting local professionals in the board to create a sound sense of ownership for the school and directed the district administration of Chitral to undertake all out efforts in consultation with the founder of the school, Major (R) G.D. Langland, for saving the institution.

It is worth mentioning here that Chief Minister Pervez Khattak was a student of Mr. Langland when he was teaching at Aitcheson College, Lahore during 1960s. During the meeting they also recalled their memories at the college and the Chief Minister said that students of the college always found the frankness and kindness of Mr. Langland as a friend, father and grandfather. The octogenarian teacher recognized his student Pervez Khattak of his smart height.



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