QUETTA-Balochistan Assembly on Monday expressed grave concern over the target killings of teachers and closure of educational institutions in the province. The House also passed three resolutions and approved Balochistan Levies Force Bill 2010. The House began after two days break with Deputy Speaker Matiullah Agha in the chair. The House passed Balochistan Levies Force Bill 2010, which seeks to reconstruct and regulate Balochistan Levies Force in Balochistan. It was tabled by Provincial Minister, Dr. Fouzia Marri on behalf of Home Minister Mir Zafarullah Zehri. Balochistan senior Parliamentarian, Jaffar Khan Mandokhel moved an adjournment motion about the closure of Tameer-i-Nau Model School after the killing of its Principal Professor Fazal Bari in Eastern Bypass area of Quetta. He said that Balochistan was already lagging behind in education sector and killing of teachers and closure of schools and colleges would further increase its problems. 'The literacy rate of Balochistan is hardly 15 per cent and closure of educational institutions will push Balochistan towards darkness, he said. He said that private institutions particularly Tameer-i-Nau was playing a pivotal role in provision of standard education to the students of the province and ,added, that owing to closure of Tameer-i-Nau Model School future of hundreds of students was in jeopardy. Jaffar Khan said that due to incidents of target killing, teachers were leaving the province and a large number of teachers had already left Balochistan. He said that those who were targeting teachers in the name of movement were not serving their people rather they were further pushing the province towards destruction. 'I request my brothers who are running movement for Balochistans right should not target teachers, he added. Speaking on the adjournment motion, MPAs Raheela Durrani, Jan Ali Changzai, Captain (Retd) Abdul Khaliq Achakzai, Nasreen Kethran, Jaffar Jorge, Maulana Abdul Bari, Agha Zamrak Khan, Mir Asim Kurd Gailo, Sultan Tareen, Syed Ehsan Shah, Maulvi Sarwar, Agha Irfan Karim, Sanaullah Zehri and Zahoor Buledi strongly condemned the killing of teachers in the province and termed it a conspiracy against Balochistan. They said that the closure of schools and colleges would further push the province towards destruction because Balochistan was the most backward province of the country in the field of education. They said that we should not fully blame Baloch fighters as entire country was under grip of target killings and the perpetrators were yet to be identified. They said that there were millions of Afghans and other refugees in Balochistan who were badly spoiling peace in the province. They said that provincial Home Minister had once himself confessed that he knew those involved in the incidents of target killing and also arrested some accused. 'It would be better if Home Minister had apprised the House about the on going situation and performance of government, they added. They said that Federal Government should take concrete steps for the solution of Balochistan issue and avoid using force in the province. Disposing of the adjournment motion, the Deputy Speaker ruled for taking serious notice of closure of schools and colleges and killing of teachers in the province. The House also adopted three joint resolutions. In the first resolution Dr. Fouzia Marri demanded of the provincial government for approaching the Federal Government for immediate approval of proposed law for the welfare of senior citizens. The second joint resolution was moved by Raheela Durrani. She demanded of provincial government for approaching Federal government for make legislation to protect the rights of labourers who were working in different sectors including agriculture and livestock. The House also adopted another resolution demanding for restoration of admissions of officers belonging to Balochistan for PhD courses. Earlier, Provincial Minister for Minerals Abdul Rehman Mengal during question hour informed the House that Balochistan government had made no agreement with Chilean Company for mining of Copper and Gold from Reko Dik Project. Later on House was adjourned till indefinite period.