Murad for education improvement under emergency


Dadu—Chief minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, has said that provincial government was taking measures to improve the conditions of education sector and educational emergency was imposed owing to dilapidated situation of the education sector in the province.The department of education was bifurcated into two separate departments i.e primary and college education to deal with the administrative issues efficiently, he said while talking to media persons here at village Phuka of Dadu district on Tuesday after offering condolence to Dr. Syed Imdad Ali Shah on sad demise of his son Syed Ali Mardan Shah.
New secretary would be appointed in the education department soon, the CM said adding that bio metric system to record the attendance of teachers has made many absentee teachers to get back to schools while other measures in this regard had started producing positive results as well.
Responding to a query about Muttehda Quomi Movement (MQM), he said that MQM has been divided into different factions and each of them was being led by separate people while differences among different factions were also surfacing time by time.
Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad who was serving as governor of Sindh since 2002 had political affiliation with MQM, he said on another question regarding latest accusations on the Sindh governor and remarked that the governor was representative of the federation and federal government has the authority of making any decision about office of the governor.
Murad Ali Shah termed October 18, 2007 as a tragic day in the history of Pakistan when caravan of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was attacked at Karsaz and over 150 PPP workers embraced martyrdom while 600 other sustained injuries.—APP