Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Sports, Tourism, Archaeology and Youth Affairs, Syed Aqil Shah has directed the authorities of Elementary and Secondary Education Peshawar to activate the non-functional schools completed few years back and start the process of education there.
He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting convened to discuss and remove the hurdles in making the non-functional schools in PK-4 functional. Authorities of Elementary and Secondary Education Peshawar including EDO Iftikhar Ahmad, Section Officer, Noor Alam Wazir, Additional Director, Syed Bashir Hussain, Senior Planning Officer, Hashmat Ali, ADO Inamullah, representative of Finance Department Hayat ur Rehman, SDO Syed Mehdi Raza and Superintending Engineer, Iftikhar Babar of C and W Building) attended the meeting.
Provincial Sports Minister expressed his deep concern over not initiating the teaching and learning process at the already constructed schools of GGPS Umeedabad No. 2, GGPS Syeda Zainab Galabad, GGPS Mushtaqabad. He said due to one or other reason GMS Mouthier Qadeem has not been upgraded to high standard, GHS Landi Arbab has not been shifted to its newly constructed building, GMS Nodia Payan Bara Road damaged due to rocket attack by terrorists has yet not been reconstructed. Similarly, the Minister said that despite completion of GMS Mushtaqabad Mouthier Jadeed had not been handed over to Education Department.
The meeting was told that one week earlier GGPS Charkha Khel has been made functional whereas the concerned authorities of E and SE Peshawar would send complete valid supporting papers till August 10, 2011 to the Finance Department while the hurdles in functioning the GGPS Syeda Zainab Galabad would also be removed. The representative of Finance Department assured the Provincial Minister Syed Aqil Shah that if the administrative department of E and SE Peshawar provided the valid supporting papers of the non-functional schools, sanction for their activation would be issued within one week time. EDO E and SE Peshawar Iftikhar Ahmad assured the meeting that all out efforts would be made to ensure these schools functional.
Provincial Sports Minister Syed Aqil Shah expressed the hope that the authorities of E and SE and Finance Departments would utilize their energy for making these schools functional and remove the hurdles in this regard so that the students of PK-4 could get education in these schools. He also directed SDO C and W (Building) to complete the construction work of GHS Nothia Jadeed, GHS Landi Arbab, GMS Nodiha Payan Bara Road and GMS Mushtaqabad so that the same could be handed over to Education Department and students could be educated there.
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