Vet workers continue to protest for promotions – Journal

KOHAT: Veterinary workers continued to demonstrate here for the fifth day on Sunday to demand promotions and facilities at veterinary centers.

Workers from Orakzai, Hangu and Karak districts take part in the protest led by Provincial Veterinary Association Chairman Zafarullah Khan, Information Secretary Masood Khattak and Body Chairman Kohat Waheedullah.

A statement posted here says protesters have vowed to continue protesting until their demands are met.

Meanwhile, members of the Pakhtun Students’ Federation of Kohat University of Science and Technology held a rally for the restoration of student unions in educational institutions on Sunday.

Association President Zahid Umer Wazir and Deputy General Secretary Shoeb Orazkai led the rally.

Speaking on this occasion, they asked the government to lift the ban on student unions. They also expressed concern over repeated incidents of forest fires and the government’s failure to take action to control them.

AGRASED EX-PM: Pakistan People’s Party Senator Shamim Afridi has accused former Prime Minister Imran Khan of signing a loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund under difficult conditions, forcing the current government to implement it to restore the rails blocked funding program.

Speaking to Kohat Press Club media on Sunday, he said the PML-N-led coalition government was trying to make up for the “bad” decisions of Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf government.

He called the surge in prices temporary and said it would soon be overcome and the government would provide maximum relief to the people.

Senator Afridi said Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari goes around the world not to beg but to attract investment to the country.

He announced that a women’s university and a state-of-the-art hospital would soon be built in Kohat.

Posted in Dawn, June 13, 2022

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