LAKKI MARWAT  - Office-bearers of all primary schoolteachers have threatened to launch protest against the delay in up-gradation of female schoolteachers to the higher scales.

Talking to reporters here on Monday, Apta's district General Secretary Muhammad Ibrahim and tehsil Naurang chapter President Irfanullah Khan said that cases of up-gradation of female primary schoolteachers to BPS-14 and 15 had not been completed so far, which had caused unrest among the community.

They also demanded of the local authorities concerned to release second instalment of conditional grant to the girl's primary schools. The release of funds will help to complete the projects of provision of basic facilities like construction of additional classrooms, boundary wall, drinking water and electrification facilities. 

They also asked the government to avoid implementing the cluster school supervision plan and accept the charter of demands presented by association's provincial president Malik Khalid.