90 schools destroyed during 10-yr of terrorism still non functional in Khyber district: PA told


PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf MPA Shafiq Afridi Friday told the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly that as many as 90 schools which were demolished in terrorist attacks in Khyber district could not be made operational despite Chief Minister’s directives. Speaking on a call attention notice he said that these educational institutions include boys and girls schools and children of the merged district were deprived of their basic right of education. APP

He said that Chief Minister Mahmood Khan directed the concerned department to make these schools operational within 15-days but due to negligence of the Works department the work was halted on these schools.
He further pointed out that 43 schools in Tira have been constructed completely but due to unavailability of teachers these schools were still non operational.
He urged the government to reconstruct the damaged schools and ensure teachers for the completed schools.