MIRANSHAH: At least 22 female teachers have been terminated by the agency education department for continuous absenteeism, officials said here on Friday.

The officials informed that the political agent Kamran Afridi had directed the officials of the education department to keep a check on the educational institutions and ensure presence of the school teachers particularly in far flung areas.

The department conducted surprise visits on different schools and the scrutiny of the record showed that a number of female teachers were not attending their duties regularly.

Those terminated from service include teachers of primary, middle and high schools, sources informed.

Courtesy: TNN