KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Mohammad Siddiq Memon met the visiting World Bank Mission linked to the “Second Sindh Education Project (SERP-II)”, and “Sindh -Global Partnership for Education (S-GPE)”. The mission held a wrap up meeting with chief secretary, which was also attended by Secretary Education Sindh Dr Fazaluulah Pechuho and senior officers of Sindh, including Special Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi.
The issue of Sindh school infrastructure education management reforms, procurement responsibilities, RSU (Reform Support Unit), annual school census and teaching standard were discussed in the meeting.
Chief secretary advised the secretary education to furnish a comprehensive report on the status of the affairs of SERP-II and S-GPE within a week, as well. He also desired progress in the free distribution of text books to the students of primary and secondary school students.
The mission thanked the Sindh government for coordinated efforts of the finance department for timely release of funds to the education department. The World Bank delegates Ms Umbreen Arif, Ms Uzma Sadaf, Shafiq Paracha and Ms Salma Alam also spoke on the occasion.