Dead­lock re­mains be­tween Pun­jab govt and pri­vate school own­ers

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

LA­HORE: Pri­vate schools re­mained closed the se­cond day as dead­lock re­mains be­tween Pun­jab govern­ment and pri­vate school own­ers on Wed­nes­day while the school own­ers have threat­ened to shut down the schools per­ma­nently if mat­ters re­main un­re­solved. All Pak­istan Pri­vate Schools As­so­ci­a­tion and Pak­istan Education Coun­cil had an­nounced to close the schools for March 8 and 9. Due to which pri­vate schools re­mained closed through­out the prov­ince on Wed­nes­day. Pri­vate school own­ers has been with the view that Pun­jab As­sem­bly passed the Pun­jab Education Au­thor­ity Bill with­out tak­ing them into con­fi­dence, which is not at all ac­cept­able.

The own­ers have threat­ened to shut down the schools per­ma­nently if their de­mands are not ful­filled. Ac­cord­ing to All Pak­istan Pri­vate Schools Fed­er­a­tion Pres­i­dent Kashif Mirza, closed schools in­clude Bea­con­house, La­hore Gram­mer School, La­cas School Sys­tem, La­hore School Sys­tem, City School Sys­tem, Sala­mat School Sys­tem, Al­lied School Sys­tem, KIMS School, Re­source Academia, Kids Cam­pus, La­hore Pre School, Dar-e-Arkam and Amer­i­can Lycetuff.

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