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Pakistan: Peshawar teachers continue protest, leaders visit camp Peshawar Teacher Protest
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Pakistan: Peshawar teachers continue protest, leaders visit camp

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Jun 2021, 10:58 am

Political leaders and representatives of civil society paid a visit to the protest camp in Peshawar city of Pakistan where  academic and non-academic staff of different universities demonstrated for the fifth consecutive day.

The leadership of the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA), including its central president Prof Nek Shafi, Punjab president Prof Abdul Satar, Sindh president Liaqat Ali, Islamabad president Saqlain Shah, and FAPUASA Balochistan President Dr Kaleemullah would visit the protest camp on Monday.

During their visit, the next line of action for the universities across the country would be announced, reports The News International.

Provincial president of FAPUASA and head of the joint action committee, Dr Shah Alam, was quoted as saying by the newspaper that the protest sit-in would resume on Monday and complete boycott of all academic and non-academic activities would continue.

Incidentally, the universities are going to reopen from Monday after a long break due to the corona pandemic.

University of Peshawar Vice-Chancellor Dr Mohammad Idrees have urged demonstrating  teachers and non-teaching staff to call off their protest.