Quetta: Teachers, parents and students of Pak-Turk Schools staged a demonstration in front of Quetta Press club against the expulsion of Turk Teachers from Pakistan, on Friday.
Students chanted slogans against the decision to expel the Turkish teaching staff. They chanted slogans against the decision of government and urged it not to involve politics in their educational institutions.
Protestors also lamented development of a sense insecurity among teachers and students of Pak-Turk Schools due to the recent decisions of Government of Pakistan to expel all Turkish teachers from Pakistan.
Protestors also condemned the allegations that there are any connections between Turkish teachers and Abdullah Golan.
Earlier, Mr. Abdul Baseer Khan Principle Pak Turk International School & Colleges Quetta held a press conference in Quetta Press Club along with Teachers, Students and parents.
He revealed that Turkish teachers, who have been serving Pakistan and her people for the last 21 years are issued with an official letter imposing them to leave Pakistan within three days.
Government has started harassment of Turkish staff on the behalf of Turk government – Protestors
He alleged that the government has started harassment of Turkish staff on the behalf of Turk government.
He continued that Pak-Turk educational institutions run are run under the laws of Pakistan and are not under the jurisdiction of the Turkish government. However government is harassing them as if they are Turkish government’s schools.
He lamented that if Government of Pakistan handover Pak-Turk Institutions to a non-educational organization than it is injustice with the future of more than 11,000 students who are studying in 26 branches of Pak -Turk International Schools across Pakistan.
Pak-Turk educational institutions run are run under the laws of Pakistan and are not under the jurisdiction of the Turkish government
He predicted that these institutions will close down in just 3 or 4 months after being handed over to non-educational staff.
Speakers added “We have a hard time understanding that our own leaders are inflicting such harm to our students in our country in this way. This is an irreparable damage to the education in Pakistan and sets a very negative example for all.”
Pak-Turk Institutions will close down in just 3 or 4 months after being handed over to non-educational staff – protestors