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Islamia College Karachi to remain under govt control


Islamia College Karachi to remain under govt control

Karachi: Islamia College Karachi will not be handed over to an NGO and remain under the government control, said Sindh Senior Minister for Literacy, Education and Criminal Prosecution Pir Mazharul Haq.

This he said while speaking at an inaugural ceremony of Dukhtar-e-Mashrique Government Girls Degree College, Jamshed Town here on Saturday. Sindh government will not allow to put future of over 20000 students at stake by privatizing government colleges in Karachi, he added.

"I have held a meeting with Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan in this regard and apprised him about the measures taken by Sindh government to resolve the issue. Governor Sindh also agreed on our stance in this regard," the minister said. Sindh colleges will be equipped with scientific equipment and modern labs while lack of educational staff will also be resolved, he said. The minister said Sindh government is paying special attention towards improvement of educational institutions in the province, he added.
Meanwhile, the minister inaugurated a book fair at Liaquat National Library organised by National Education Foundation. Ppi


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