CM warns hoarders, profiteers of strict action
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has warned that anyone who was found involved in misusing the prevailing situation by indulging himself in illegal practice of hoarding or profiteering will be dealt with an iron hand.
In a press statement issued here on Monday, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said he is personally monitoring markets’ situation in the province.
There is no shortage of edible items in the whole of the province, Chief Minister added.
He also warned that anyone who attempted to create fake shortage of commodities would face severe punishment.
All the district administrations and other relevant departments have been made fully functional and alert for keeping eye on such scrupulous elements who try to misuse such situations.
He also directed the elected representatives to keep eye on such elements and point out them to district administration for taking action against them.
Closure of private schools, tuition academies till May 31 notified
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Private Schools Regulatory Authority Monday notified closure of private schools and tuition academies in the province till May 31, saying that the period shall be treated as summer vacations.
It further said that the board of examinations or any other internal examination/assessment in the private schools and academies shall stand postponed till the date.
The notification said that the decision has been taken in compliance with the notification of the KP Elementary and Secondary Education Department. – APP