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Shangla teachers awaiting pending salaries for five months

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SHANGLA: Government school teachers recruited through the National Testing Service in 2020 have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department to pay their five months’ salaries deducted from them due to Covid-19.
The demand came during a meeting of the Shangla teacher association held the other day at the district headquarters, Alpuri. Attended by teachers of all tehsils of the district and presided over by Sultan Sikandar.
On the occasion, the NTS recruited teachers appointed from 17 March, 2020, said that their salaries were supposed to be paid from March onwards but they received salaries from August and the five months salaries deducted due to Covid-19 pandemic.
They said they performed their duty like the other teachers during the pandemic and deduction of their salaries was an injustice with them.
Sultan Sikandar on the occasion said that they would make their efforts to get release the NTS recruited teachers.
Teachers came from various parts of the areas also expressed their problems on the occasion.
Islam Yousafzai and Afzal Khamosh assured the teachers that their problems would be addressed very soon.
A committee was also formed on the occasion in supervision of Sultan Sikandar, Muhammad Nawaz, Sajad Ali, Adil Shah, Fazal Wahab, Afzal Khamosh, Wahid Murad, Inayatullah Rafiq and Ahmed Khan will be members of the committee that would meet the education department heads regarding the teachers issues.

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