Khuhro vows to act against rise in private school fees

KARACHI: Sindh Senior Minister for Education and Information Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said on Wednesday that taking notice of the enhancement in school fees, his department had issued notices to different private schools. However, private schools management had been called for a meeting on Thursday to discuss the matter of hike in fees and review the registration of private schools according to law.

He said this while talking to media at cultural program at JS Academy. The minister has taken serious notice of the fees hike and said that they would not tolerate charging of additional fees.

He said that they would not accept private schools’ reason about tax increase on the school. He said private schools will not be left scot-free and an strategy will be evolved to ensure better monitoring of schools.

Khuhro said that they would not tolerate charging of four-month advance monthly fees by the schools.

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