Annual Inter-School Urdu Debate Contest of Dar-e-Arqam Schooling System was held in Agha Khan Auditorium Hall of University of Peshawar on Saturday. Students belonging to different campuses of Dar-e-Arqam School presented their speeches in the contest.
Former Vice Chancellor of Sarhad University Mohammad Iqbal Durrani was the chief guest of the event, whereas senior journalist and poet Nasir Ali Syed and Principal Government Commerce College Peshawar Professor Mohammad Abass were also present on the occasion.
Former District Officer of Education (EDO) Haleem Sherazi, Chairman Special Education Council Nasar Hussain and Regional Director Dar-e-Arqam Schooling System were the panelists who appreciated speeches presented by students and announced names who presented best speeches in the contest. The winners were awarded trophies and prizes by the chief guest.
Addressing participants Former EDO Haleem Sherazi criticized government education system and terming at spoiling future of the students studying in these government schools. He said that teachers in government schools were not devoted with their responsibilities due to the fact that numbers of students per teachers in these schools were more than eighty.
Haleem Sherazi said large number of students and less space in government schools have failed coping mechanism and therefore, he added, a fewer number of students studying in public sector institutes extend their studies till matriculation.
He revealed that teachers were appointed on political preferences therefore, administration could hardly tackled them as according to him administration was threaten through ministers by some teachers.