KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh President MNA Dr Arif Alvi has criticised the education policy of the PPP-led provincial government.

Addressing a footpath school in Clifton here on Wednesday, the PTI MNA said that it was the responsibility of the government to provide education but the provincial rulers giving threats to social workers.

PTI leaders including Khurrram Sher Zaman, Sindh Secretary Information Ilyas Sheikh, Dawa Khan Sabir, Iftikhar Farooqui, Tahir Malik, Azhar Laghari, Shahzad Qureshi, Samina Alvi, Syed Zareen Shah, Talat Noreen, Asif Yousuf Zai and other were also present on the occasion.

Alvi said the footpath school had been setup to educate the children who lived on roads.

He said that about 300 children were getting education at the footpath schools along with the food. It is unfortunate that government instead of praising were threatening those have established the school.

Speaking on the occasion, PTI leader Khurram Sher Zaman criticised Sindh education department and said that the PPP-led provincial government failed to maintain the government school.

The government policy ruined the entire education system of the province while it adopted a revenge policies against the people making efforts to bring betterment in education system.

He further said: “PTI has implemented reforms in Karachi constituency of NA-250, which are yielding positive results in more than 40 government schools.”