Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary education Mohammad Atif on Tuesday paid surprise visit to various examination halls at Peshawar and reviewed the conduct of SSC examination there. He also apprised himself of the monitoring of examination system.
The Minister Education was told that the examination process was being monitored in line with the institutions of the government and for ensuring its transparency; section-144 had been imposed in the jurisdiction of examination centres, while monitoring through CCTV cameras was also ensured.
Mohammad Atif on the occasion directed the administrative staff to keep vigil eye over the activities of booti-mafia and cheating in examinations. He said that strict action would be taken against the elements involved in sabotaging the examination process and cheating in examinations. He said that the objectives of journey of change could be achieved only through standard education.
Provincial Minister said that without imparting quality education to our younger generation, the dream of a developed and prosper society could not be materialized.
He further said that in the past some vested interests had made the education system limited to certain segments of society but the PTI government was taking steps on emergent basis for spreading education and improving education system in the province. The Minister advised the students to concentrate upon attainment of knowledge because respect in the society was possible only through hard work.
The Minister also appealed the parents to assist the government in its efforts in order to eradicate menace of cheating in examinations and to concentrate over their children’s education.
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