Primary Teachers End Protest After Talks With KP Government
PESHAWAR, 21 April: All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) has ended protest after successful negotiations with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
On the call of All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC), primary teachers from the whole province gathered in front of the KP Assembly on Thursday and staged protest for acceptance of their demands including upgradation, service structure and promotion quotas. The protesters had staged a sit-in in front of the KP Assembly and blocked Khyber Road for all kinds of traffic. Traffic on all the roads of Peshawar was jammed due to the protest of teachers causing great difficulties for the commuters.
The protesting teachers had told TNN that they presented their genuine demands to the provincial government several times, but it never responded. They had vowed to continue protest till acceptance of their demands.
The teachers ended their protest after KP Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser and Education Department officials assured them to accept their genuine demands.