IHC to view SC's order, PEIRA's power before deciding school fee matter.


ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday adjourned hearing till November 7, on identical petitions regarding increase in fee by private educational institutions.

Justice Aamer Farooq conducted the hearing on miscellaneous petitions of private schools and parents regarding the fee increase.

The private schools had challenged Private Education Institutes Regulatory Authority (PEIRA)'s actions against them on fee increase.

During the course of proceeding, PEIRA's Lawyer Rashid Haneef pleaded that the organization had apprised all the schools and colleges about the Supreme Court's orders regarding fee increase.

He said currently 325,000 students were studying in educational institutes of...

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