PESHAWAR : The negotiations between the protesting ad hoc teachers and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government failed, following which the teachers announced to surround the residence of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan on October 17.
Over 600 ad hoc KP and FATA (Federally Administered
Tribal Areas) teachers continued protests, demanding
they be made permanent employees after their extended
contract ends on October 31.
On Wednesday, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz
Khattak met with the representative delegation. During
the meeting, he said that he agreed to take back the
decision regarding the formation of board of governors
The CM KP, however, said that the demands regarding
professional allowance and up gradation will put
additional burden on provincial government’s finances
and under the current circumstances are unacceptable.
Following which, the teachers denied to accept the terms
of the provincial government and announced to continue
Teachers Action Committee In charge Jamshed Khan said
that the CM KP spoke harshly to them and left without
listening to their stance.
The protesting teachers while boycotting the election
and examination duties said that the protest against CM
KP’s behaviour outside Imran Khan’s residence would take
The protesting teachers were hired in 2014 through a
test. Their contract was to end last year but they were
given an extension after carrying out a protest.
However, the extended date is expiring on October 31.
Originally published by INP