‘We can make the govt fall’, Private schools’ association threatens govt for opposing the decision to open schools
The All Pakistan Private Schools’ Association has threatened the government for opposing its decision to open schools from August 15, stating if they started a campaign the “government would fall”. “If the government tries to interfere in our matters, we will do a million march,” the association’s head warned at a press conference in Islamabad.
The Islamabad High Court has rejected a petition filed against the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) for ordering educational institutions across Islamabad to reduce their monthly fees by 20%. On April 8, the PEIRA issued a notification instructing private educational institutions to cut their tuition fees for April and May by 20% due to the coronavirus lockdown.