`Govt determined to bring change in life of people`
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| 5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
MARDAN: Provincial Minister for Education Mohammad Atif Khan has said that educational institutions will not fleece poor parents of students after establishment of regulatory authority for private schools.

He was addressing the oath-taking ceremony of cabinet of Mardan Press Club here on Sunday. He administered oath to the officerbearers of the press club including president Mohammad Bashir Adil, vice-president Bakht Mohammad, general secretary Mohammad Jamal Hoti, joint secretary Yousaf Mayar and finance secretary Pervaz Shaheen.

The minister said that provincial government was determined to bring positive changes in the life of the residents of the province by strengthening institutions.

He said that provincial government had approved establishment of an engineering university in Mardan. He said that they would set up regulatory authority for private schools at all costs and no one would be allowed to fleece parents of poor students.

The minister announced Rs5 million grant for the press club. He said that solar system would be installed and an auditorium hall would be built at the press club.

Mr Khan urged journalists to file stories af ter getting authentic information and avoid causing sensation.