Renowned educationist and former Principal GD Langlands called
on Chief Minister
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: 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.