Eighty-five districts deprived of govt varsities facility: minister

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ISLAMABAD: Eighty-five districts of country have zero government university facility, Education Minister revealed in National Assemby (NA) yesterday in districts’ detail reports. Education Minister also presented vacant seat details in Assembly. According to details, NA session started yesterday, chaired by interim Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani with forgiveness prayer for former Foreign Minister Sardar Asif Ahmed Ali, martyred soldiers and SHO in Peshawar.

Afterward, Federal Minister of Education presented districts’ detail report to reveal that 85 district of country are deprived of government university facility. Around 25 districts of Balochistan, 6 from KPK, 19 From Punjab, 16 of Sindh and 5 district of Kashmir with 7,7 districts of GB and FATA are deprived of Government University facility. Some 24 districts even don’t have Higher education Institutes campus. Minister also represented report of 922 vacant seats of subject specialists. Almost 693 seats of have been sent to Federal Public Service Commission for recruitment and Promotion Quota case is under process for 229 seats.