Group of children calls on Provincial Ombudsman
KARACHI—A group of children called on Sindh Ombudsman Asad Ashraf Malik here on Friday.
The Foundation for Research and Human development (FRHD) in collaboration with ActionAid had arranged the meetings of young activist from government schools to meet and had discussion with Provincial Ombudsman, Sindh.
An official of FRHD said that the meeting with Ombudsman was held with the primary objective of providing an opportunity to children for discussing education-related issues.
The Provincial Ombudsman promised to take immediate notice in order to rectify the problems highlighted at the meeting.
The students stressed that the School Management Committees (SMCs) fund in government schools be improved and judicious utilization of money be ensured.
It be ensured to tackle the high rate of student drop-out at class 8th because of their financial inability of affording the examination board fee for matriculation examination.The Mohtasib-eAala arranged for a twenty minutes presentation during which children were briefed about Children Complaint Office (CCO) and the precise way through which they can file complaints in line with the mandate of Ombudsmen.—APP