Karachi: Senior Minister, Sindh for Education and Literacy Department Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq has said that daily Kawish has published a news regarding posting of his wife Shehnaz Mazhar Associate Professor as Additional Secretary in Education Department, which is based on professional dishonestly, biased attitude and personal enmity and he will sue in the court against the owners of daily Kawish, its editor, publisher, printer and reporter and claim for compensation because they have tried to defame him.
In a statement, issued here on Friday, he said that his wife Shehnaz Mazhar passed the examination of Sindh Public Service Commission in 1976 for the post of lecturer ship in grade 17 and during 36 years she could get grade 19 while her colleagues, had been promoted in grade 20. And my wife was politically victimized in previous governments due to my political affiliation she was not given her due promotion.
Minister for Education added that he had disclosed the corruption of Kawish Group that is why the said group was trying to harm his fame. Right now 71 government employees are working in this group and mostly are government teachers.
He said ‘they are working in Kawish Group and taking salaries from government.’ He said that the post of Additional Secretary for Academic and Training was a non cadre post and Dr. Mehboob Shaikh, Raees Alvi and Madam Aftab Inayat had worked on this post.
He said that he was not afraid of yellow journalism of Kawish group and he would not come under pressure Kawish Group black mailing. He said that it is the ethics of the journalism that the news should be based on facts and it should be free from all prejudices and personal enmity.
For more information, contact:
Education and Literacy Department
Government of Sindh
Tel: 021-99211948, 958,