KARACHI - Sindh Education Secretary Muhammad Siddique Memon has directed Sindh Textbook Board (STBB) Chairman Abdul Salam Khawaja to ensure provision of textbooks in the province before the start of the new academic session.

Talking to the STBB chief, the education secretary said that Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq had already directed the Education Department that students be provided textbooks on time. He said that any delay would not be tolerated. The STBB chairman assured the secretary that all books would be made available before the commencement of the new academic session starting on April 1. He said that the distribution of free textbooks from class I to X would be started from March 24 in all public schools.