BISE calls for security measures at exam halls
PESHAWAR, Oct 23: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dera
Ismail Khan, has asked the government for enhanced security measures at the
examination halls in order to conduct the upcoming Secondary School Certificate
examinations in a peaceful manner.
The Board of Intermediate and
Secondary Education (BISE), Dera Ismail Khan, is set to conduct supplementary
examinations of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in South Waziristan Agency
and in the adjacent districts of Tank and Dera Ismail Khan from October
The letter was sent to NWFP Governor Ali Mohammad Jan Orakzai and
provincial caretaker chief minister Shamsul Mulk last week by the controller of
examinations of the BISE, Dera Ismail Khan.
He has expressed concern over
the deteriorating law and order situation and said that the bad law and order
situation could affect the peaceful conducting of examinations.
asked for foolproof security to ensure peaceful conducting of examinations in a
letter, copies of which had also been sent to the provincial inspector-general
of police and heads of other law-enforcement agencies.
The letter said
that examinations would continue from October 24 to November 10 for which they
needed complete security. He said they needed personnel of law-enforcement
agencies in and around the examination halls so that students could feel secure
and attempt their papers in a peaceful atmosphere.
The controller has
particularly asked senior officials to depute lady police force in the
examination halls of girl students. The spate of suicide attacks and bomb blasts
now and then in FATA and Southern districts of the NWFP could jeopardize
examinations if measures were not put in place, it added.
The letter has
pointed out the sensitive examination halls in Dera Ismail Khan, Tank and South
Waziristan Agency and has asked the government to depute police and paramilitary
forces so that examinations could be held peacefully. Dawn
"All is well when you are ready all time and not will Allah forget."
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