70 teachers found absent, DC Quetta orders action
In Quetta 70 male and female teachers found absent as the employees protest entered into 11th day. The Deputy Commissioner Quetta Major (R)) Aurangzaib Badini ordered action against the absent teachers.
Salaries of the absent employees would be stopped and departmental action would be taken against the absent employees, a senior administration official said. He requested anonymity.
Notices issued to absent officers
The education officers had submitted reports about continued absence of teachers. Notices have been issued to 70 absent teachers, the administration official said.
The Chief Minister Balochistan secretariat had issued order to all deputy commissioners to check the attendance of teachers in their districts.
The Grand Employees Alliance (GEA) has kept continued its protest for the 11th consecutive day for acceptance of its demands.
Teachers announce Matric examinations
Protesting teachers have announced to boycott the annual Matric examinations across Balochistan. “The Grand Employee Alliance (GEA) has decided to boycott exam duties”, Habib ur Rehman Mardanzai, the leader of the Government Teachers Association said.
The metric examinations would be commenced from April 9 across Balochistan.
1,26,000 students to appear in the exam
A total of 1,26,000 male and female students would appear in the examination, Shaukat Ali Sarpara, the controller of Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BBISE) told daily Quetta Voice.
There was no immediate reaction from the government about the boycott announcement made by protesting teachers