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May 8, 2017

FDE to complete books supply procedure this week

Islamabad

May 8, 2017

Islamabad: The procedure for provision of textbooks to students studying in the public sector schools of the federal capital would be completed by current week.

Director General, Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), Hasnat Qureshi told this agency that the FDE has completed 98.5 per cent process of books provision to students so far.

The rest of 1.50 per cent books supply, he said, would be handed over to the students by May 8. Earlier, he said the books supplying process had been completed in eight months while, in the current year it would take five months to complete the process, which is good sign for the directorate.

The FDE, he said, has directly given an order to publishers including nine private and Punjab, Sindh text book boards and National Book Foundation.

Meanwhile, Director Schools FDE and Incharge Books Provision Cell, Abdul Waheed said Punjab, Sindh Text Book Boards and private publishers would publish 34 per cent of books while rest of the 64 percent books would be published by the National Book Foundation. —

 

 

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