Class boycott deferred by FDE Employees

Islamabad : The Federal Government Education Joint Action Committee (FGEJAC) on Tuesday announced to defer class boycott  with assurance by the Government to meet their demands. 

A delegation of the Ministry of Education, headed by the Additional Secretary Mohayuddin Wani on Tuesday held detailed talks with the FGEJAC, the representative body of the protesting employees of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) employees.

The FDE Director General, Director Schools and other officers were also present on the occasion.The Ministry of Education would send a summary to the government for amending clause 166 of the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Ordinance, 2021 as  demanded by the FDE employees  for approval by the competent authority.

The FGEJAC representatives during the meeting maintained that the FDE employees can resume boycott and  lock educational institutions if the Government deviates from the agreement reached on Tuesday.

The FDE employees are protesting against controversial clause 166 of the ICT Local Government Ordinance which places them under the Islamabad Mayor.