Quetta: Chairman of the Balochistan Public Service Commission and his colleagues refused to postpone the scheduled PCS and other BPSC examinations to accommodate a few candidates who are appearing M.A. and M. Sc examinations of University of Balochistan, Quetta.
This was finally decided in a meeting between the BPSC Chairman and the Chief Minister at the Chief Minister Secretariat where a number of Ministers, MPAs and officials, including Rahim Ziaratwal, Minister for Education assisted by his Secretaries for Secondary Education and Colleges, Mr. Umer Khan Babar and Haji Abdullah Jan, Leader of Opposition, Maulana Abdul Wasay, Zamruk Khan Achackzai, Deputy Leader of the opposition, Majeed Achakzai, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Additional Chief Secretary Development, Mr. Daud Bareech wre also present.
The BPSC Chairman was assisted by a member of the Commission, Mr. Nasim Lehri.
In the meeting it was decided that the students would be given a facility to appear in the M.A. and M. SC examination later on if they are appearing the BPSC examination. The Vice-Chancellor issued instructions in this regard to make special arrangement for such candidates to appear in M.A. and M.Sc examination held after the BPSC examination.
It was shared in the meeting that no student from other four Universities of Balochistan made such a demand to postpone the scheduled BPSC examination, however, the Strong political lobbies rallied around those students putting pressure on the Provincial Government and the BPSC to accommodate their unfair demand to postpone the examination.
Published in The Balochistan Point on November 11, 2016