BUNER: The Buner district government on Wednesday launched free coaching classes for position holding girls and boys to prepare them for the higher secondary school certificate examinations scheduled to be held in March.
The classes have been launched at the government centennial model high school, Daggar, where hostel, food and tuition facilities have been offered to the students.
Commissioner Malakand Division Syed Zaheerul Islam, Buner Deputy Commissioner Zareeful Maani, district nazim Dr Obaidullah, district naib nazim Yousaf Ali Khan, district education officers (males and females) Bakht Zada and Sadia Aliaslaunched the classes ata colourful function.
The students, their parents, teachers, social, political, religious figures, elected members and heads of government departments were also in attendance. The students also recited Hamd and Naat and presented national songs. National anthem was also played on the occasion.
The commissioner Malakand, who was the chief guest, said education played pivotal role in the society’s development. He said nations rose and fell due to their standard of education and urged the students to devote their time to studies.
He appreciated the steps taken by the district government for polishing the talent of the position holding students.
The other speakers pointed out that for free coaching classes last year the district government had provided Rs5 million, and this year Rs6 million had been earmarked for the purpose.
Published in Dawn, January 4th, 2018
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