CDGK's education dept faces inquiry
KARACHI, July 29: The Anti-corruption Police has initiated an inquiry
into the affairs of the education department of the city government regarding
cases of promotions during 2000-05 allegedly on fake grounds.
Education Fakhar Karim said that a team of anti-corruption police visited
her office at Civic Centre on Friday and asked her to produce promotion record
of the teaching and non-teaching employees pertaining to the period from 2000 to
"I informed them that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was
also conducting a similar investigation but they requested me to give them the
record as they were also investigating the matter but on different complaints,"
According to rules, EDO education can promote primary school
teacher (PST) to junior school teacher (JST) and from JST to high school teacher
(HST). Prior to the introduction of August 2001 devolution of power plan, the
director education was responsible for the promotions of teaching and
non-teaching employees below BPS-16.
She said that the team was also
given promotion record of the year 2000. However, she dispelled an impression
that the anti-corruption conducted a raid at the offices of the education
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