KARACHI: Appointment of over 20,000 new school teachers across Sindh formally began on Thursday as Sindh Senior Minister for Education and Literacy Nisar Ahmad Khuhro distributed appointment letters among 777 teachers selected in Karachi.
Appointment letters distribution ceremony was held here at Karachi Arts Council under the auspices of Reform Support Unit (RSU) of Education and Literacy Department Sindh. Chief Program Manager of RSU Ms Saba Mehmood, Senior Program Manager RSU Syed Zakar Shah, Special Education Secretary Zammeer Khoso and other senior education officers were also present.
In total, 465 junior school teachers and 312 primary school teachers received appointment letters. Among them were 577 females.
Addressing the ceremony, Khuhro said that appointment letters would be given to 12,000 primary school teachers, 7000 junior school teachers and 1500 high school teachers across Sindh within two weeks.
He said that all those appointments had been made purely on merit and it would help functioning about 3000 schools in the province which were closed due to shortage of teachers.
Congratulating the newly appointed teachers, he said: “You are going to make the foundation of the nation, be honest with your profession as future of the country depend on the children you are going to educate.”
He emphasized on the teachers to promise that you would not disappoint the nation, the province and the leadership which sacrificed their lives for this country.