Co-education in schools rejected
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| 10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
TIMERGARA: The Tanzeemi-Asateza, Lower Dir, on Sunday rejected the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government`s proposal of introducing co-education in primary schools and appointment of only female teacher s in it.

A meeting in this regard was held at Khall which was attended by members of T a nze em -i-A s ate z a.

Speaking on the occasion, tanzeem`s vice-president Abdul Khalig said that the teachers` community would resist the government`s decision. He said that the teachers` organisation would not allow anyone to implement the decision.

Other speakers at the meeting demanded approval of timescale formula for teachers` promotion, regularisation of ad hoc teachers and ending school-based policy forappointment of teachers.

They demanded of the government to give due status to teachers.

O F F I CE -B E A R E R S: Syed Amjad Ali Shah was elected as president and Ubaidur Rehman general secretary of the Dir Union of Journalists.

The annual election of the body was held at Timergara Press Club here on Sunday. Advocate Murad Ali Shah and Balambat tehsil nazim Imranuddin supervised the election.

Other office-bearers include Javid Rehman vice president, Nawab Badshah joint secretary, Noor Faqir finance secretary and Waheed Tajak press secretary. Similarly Haji Abdul Rahim was elected chairman and Malik Faiz Ali vice-chairman of the executive council. Correspondent