Punjab Approves Thousands of Jobs for School Teachers

The government of Punjab has decided to announce approximately 25,000 vacancies for teachers in government schools across the province. The Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, chaired the seventh provincial cabinet meeting at the CM office yesterday.

The meeting also authorized the recruitment of 25,000 teachers in the provincial School Education Department (SED). It has been done at the request of Malala Yousafzai, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi confirmed. Through this step, around 1,000 job opportunities will be created, he said.

The meeting also approved the decision to acquire 300 environment-friendly hybrid buses for Lahore. Women will have special bus stops and buses in the metropolis. Rs. 15 billion will be spent on their purchase and women will be given special bus stop facilities, says Punjab Chief Minister Nawaz Sharif.