CM praises teachers’ role Parvez for devising mechanism to resolve college teachers’ issues


Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has said that teachers rekindle their students’ nascent minds with knowledge and new ideas and help become better human beings.

The chief minister felicitated the teachers’ community on world teachers’ day, adding that his teachers have played a profound role in the position he is holding today.

The CM said that mentorship, friendship, endless support and kindness are some of the words he associates with the teachers. The teacher enjoys an important societal status and is considered a spiritual father; he said and added that students could earn respect and glory due to the hard work of their teachers.

Respect and honor to the teachers is the duty of everyone as they are the benefactors of the nation. “Today, we have to reiterate a commitment that respect for the teachers will be ensured in every case,” he concluded.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has directed to devise a foolproof mechanism to resolve college teachers’ issues and stressed that the solution of the problems of nation-builders is a collective responsibility.

The teaching staff of Government Fatima Jinnah College Chuna Mandi met the CM here, said a handout.

The CM assured to give sympathetic consideration to the issue of contract teachers and assured that the Punjab government would solve their genuine issues on a priority. On his direction, a committee of secretaries of higher education, regulation and law departments was formed to present feasible proposals within 14 days.

The CM noted that the teachers are rendering the service of educating the youth with passion and hard work. Meanwhile, he added that strict punishments have been proposed to curb drug addiction in educational institutions and drug pushers would be given strict punishments.

An autonomous body would be formed in Punjab to curb drugs along with setting up special courts and police stations, he added and asked the teachers to play their role in sensitising the youth about the hazards of drugs.

Former principal secretary GM Sikandar, ACS, secretary higher education and others were also present.


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