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Zahid Akram Durrani inaugurates Working Folk’s Grammer School for males & females in Bannu

BANNU: Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Zahid Akram Durrani on Sunday said that a protectorate of emigrant office would be opened at Bannu to facilitate the people of southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in visa processing.

Addressing an inauguration ceremony of the newly constructed Working Folk’s Grammer School for males and females, Zahid Akram Durrani said a number of people of southern districts were working abroad and they had to travel to Peshawar for having a visa protector.

In this regard, he expressed gratitude to the Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi who he said had always supported the development-oriented initiatives for the uplift of the southern districts, was convinced to make the facility of proctor available for oversees Pakistani workers of the area.

He said since education was key to development that was why the government was giving priority to promoting quality education.

As part of such efforts, he said institutions like Working Folk’s Grammer School played a great role in equipping the children with quality education to meet the challenges.

Earlier, the deputy speakers were briefed about the project and informed that the school building had been completed at Rs285.585 million spreading over 100 kanal of land at Azmat Shahbaz Azmat Khel Road.

It is also having residencies for the principal and Allied staff besides other facilities including multipurpose halls, it was briefed.

Speaking on the occasion, Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Development Resource Sajid Hussain Turi said that southern districts of KP were far behind in terms of development and deserved to have better schools and hospitals but Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) did not pay heed to its development despite being in power in the province as well as the center.

He said that the party’s chairman Bilawal Bhutto believed in the development of tribal merged districts and southern districts of KP and in this regard all-out efforts would be made.

He said the problems of teachers of Working Folk’s Grammer Schools would be resolved while pursuing pro-worker policies and one would be rendered jobless.