The Sialkot city’s as many as five big government boys and girls colleges including Govt Murray College (alma mater of Poet of the East Allama Iqbal and Faiz Ahmed Faiz) have shown unexpectedly very poor results in the recently held annual exams of Intermediate Part-I held under the auspices of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Gujranwala.

According to the BISE Gujranwala official results, as total of 3,073 candidates of the above-mentioned government colleges appeared in Intermediate Part-I annual exams recently held under the auspices of BISE Gujranwala, out of which 2,340 candidates were declared fail and the overall passing results remained only 26.25 percent.

As many as 1,179 students of Govt Murray College (alma mater of Poet of the East Allama Iqbal and Faiz Ahmed Faiz) appeared in Intermediate Part-I examinations this year, out of which only 280 students could pass the exams due to which the Murray College Sialkot’s result remained 23.55 percent this year. Murray College’s 333 students of Economics Subject appeared in the exams out of which only 43 students could pass while, 260 students of General Group appeared in exams out of which only 45 students could pass with 12.91 percent result.

As many as, 545 students of Govt Jinnah Islamia College Sialkot appeared in the above-mentioned exams out of which 102 students could pass and 443 remained failed.

Govt Allama Iqbal College for Women Sialkot’s 1053 students appeared in said exams out of which 692 students remained failed and 361 students could pass. This college’s 61 medical students appeared in exams out of which only seven students passed and 54 were failed, with this college’s total 18.71 percent result.

The intermediate result of Govt Postgraduate College for Women Sialkot remained 31.23 percent, as this college’s 386 students appeared in the exams out of which only 90 students could pass.

Immigration DG visits: Immigration and Passports Director General Sikandar Sultan Raja has said that the federal government is making all-out efforts to remove all hurdles from the way of early provision of passports to the applicants across the country.

He said this while talking to local officials of the Regional Passport Office after his surprised visit here on Monday.

He warned that he would take strict action against them in case of delay of issuance of the passports to the applicants.

He met with the applicants lying stranded there around the Regional Passport Office and listened their problems sympathetically.

ACE registers fraud case:The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has registered a fraud and misappropriation case under sections 420, 468 and 470 PPC against Daska TMA SDO Muhammad Rashid, former Sub Engineer Qasim Ramey and contractor Muhammad Mansha for embezzling Rs2.7 million from the TMA funds due to their mutual malpractice by allowing the contractor to use substandard material in the construction of Ratta Bajwa-Satrah Road.

Taking serious notice of public complaints, DCO Iftikhar Ali Sahu directed the ACE officials to conduct a detailed inquiry into the matter. In its inquiry, the ACE proved the Rs2.7 million fraud by the officials of Daska TMA and ACE registered a case against them, with no arrest, in this regard.