CM Sindh distributes offer letters to newly selected lecturers.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that when a person adopts the teaching profession, he/she has to take classes for at least the next 30 years - which means he/she has to prepare their students keeping in view their future and the future of the country.

'I am sure the lecturers who are being given offer orders today would take it their utmost responsibility to enhance the respect of their profession [teaching] by generating properly educated, well-behaved, and responsible youth.'

This he said on Monday while speaking at the Distribution of Offer Letters to the newly selected lecturers here at CM House. The program was organized by Minister of Education Syed Sardar Shah.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that it was an easy task to opt for the teaching profession, but it was quite difficult to come up with all its responsibilities as it was the profession of the prophets of Allah.

He added that teaching is passion and a commitment to yourself, your student, and with society, and the country.

CM Sindh said, 'A great teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart,' and quoted a quote 'Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more,' and we are paying both.

CM Sindh said that it was the heaviest commission (SPCS exam) in which over 100,000 candidates appeared for 1500 posts.

After a lengthy process, the SPSC selected the 1500 best minds for the task to be given to them to prepare the future of the country. 'Inshallah, these 1500 teachers selected through a competitive process would turn up in their classes in August (after summer vacation) and would demonstrate their teaching skills.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that on the directives of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari the process of the recruitment of 50,000 teachers through a third party and the commission has been completed and now more than 1600 positions, teaching and non-teaching, being created to meet the requirement of teachers.

The chief minister said that on the recommendation of the Minister of Education Sardar Shah 1200 positions of M.Phil. and Ph.D. teachers have been sent to Sindh Public Service Commission for selection.

He said that he was trying to strengthen and improve the education system by introducing modern teaching methods and recruiting qualified teachers so that the province and country could flourish. 'It is education that enables you to compete in the world and Inshallah we will do,' he vowed.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the...

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