QUETTA – The Balochistan government Friday has asked the British High Commission to conduct O-Level exams in Quetta keeping in view the convenience of the students.
It may be mentioned here that the BHC has shifted examination centres of all the O-Level students to Karachi and Islamabad following security concerns in the city. Balochistan Chief Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad presided over a high level meeting which was attended by Provincial Minister Parveen Magsi, Capital City Police Officer Mir Zubair and principles of various schools.
According to sources, parents of the students had acquainted the Chief Secretary about their difficulties in connection with the shifting of examination centres to other cities under the BHC decision. Keeping in view parents’ concerns, the CS has asked the British High Commissioner to conduct exams in Quetta. “We are trying our best to improve the law and order situation,” he said adding law and order situation in Balochistan was not too bad to conduct O-Level exams. He also directed the CCPO and administration of the educational institutes to ensure safety measures for the students.