SIALKOT - British Council Islamabad has launched the Active Citizens Programme in Sialkot under which 200 recently trained youths have started the monitoring of as many as 360 government primary and high schools in three constituencies.
He said that the British Council has recently given the necessary training to the 200 youths, who were going to almost all the government primary and high schools in above-mentioned constituencies.
He said that the British Council has injected fresh and young blood in the Programme, which would be completed till the end of June 2012 under the joint supervision of two NGOs namely Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) and Sudhaar-Sialkot.
The Programme would also be helpful in maintaining a fresh data regarding the provision and missing of the basic facilities in government schools in Sialkot district.
After the data collection, necessary recommendations would also be made to the provincial government for the early solution to the prolonged perturbing problems being confronted by these government schools, Nabeel Sheikh added.
police claimed to have arrested Three touts: The Hajipura Police arrested three accused agents identified as Khalid, Bashir and Nasir from outside the Regional Passport Office here the other day. The police have registered a case against them.
As per detail, two weeks ago, the police had arrested as many as 14 accused agents and sub-agents from outside the regional passport office for fleecing people and extorting heavy amounts of money from them.
The police launched a crackdown following the growing complaints of the agents’ misbehaviour with the visiting females for getting passport and extorting big amounts from the applicants for getting them issued their passports on urgent basis.