KALAYA: Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Education Ziaullah Bangash on Wednesday conducted a daylong visit to Orakzai tribal district where he inaugurated four schools in different areas.
According to TNN correspondent, Ziaullah Bangash inaugurated Government Model High School Sema Bazaar, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Government Degree College for Boys Ghaljo and Political Agent Public School.
During his visit, the adviser on education reviewed facilities for students and teachers at the government educational institutions and also met the local elders and Jirga representatives.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony of schools, Mr Bangash said the Independent Monitoring Unit will be extended to Orakzai tribal district. He said teaching staff at the Cadet College and other educational institutions will be appointed purely on merit basis and all facilities will be provided to the students.
The CM’s adviser said a massive improvement will be witnessed in the education sector of Orakzai district in the coming times. He said the government is paying special attention to resolving the problems in the tribal districts on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He said the government is working to improve the condition of schools in the tribal districts. He also paid tribute to the security forces for restoring peace in the tribal region.
Mr Bangash said the government is appointing teachers for the government schools in the tribal districts on merit. He said the government has already published advertisements in the national newspapers for fill the vacant seats of teachers in the tribal districts and the selection process has been commenced.
The KP government has initiated appointment of teachers in the tribal districts after appointing 17,000 teachers in KP. The appointment orders of teachers in various cadres have been issued and the remaining orders are also expected to be issued within few days.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government after coming into power in the Centre and KP has expedited the process of merger of the erstwhile Fata with KP. The provincial government has made a schedule for the visit of different ministers to the tribal districts. Several ministers, including Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, have visited the tribal districts so far and announced various initiatives and the scheduled visits will continue in future.