Rawalpindi: The Teacher Union has protested over the Punjab government’s decision, to handover all the government schools in the province to non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

The Punjab government has decided to hand over the government schools to NGOs in different phases. Most of the primary schools would be handed over to Punjab Schools Foundation, whereas middle schools would be given to NGOs.

The Punjab Teachers Union has rejected the decision and has announced a sit-in infront of Punjab Assembly on 28th August.

Secretary General Punjab Teachers Union Kashif Shahzad and Asad Chaudhry confirming provincial government’s decision said that deserving students will face difficulties in attaining education.