KARAK: About 2.8 million children, both boys and girls, are out of school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to a non-governmental organisation.

Addressing a workshop here on Wednesday, Nuzhat Ameen, the programme officer of Khwaendo

Kor, a non-governmental organisation, said that after the passage of 18th Amendment,

Article 25 A of the Constitution was necessary to be implemented in the province but for the purpose a bill should be passed from the provincial assembly.

The workshop was attended by members of civil society organisations, lawyers, journalists and officials of education department in a large number.

Ms Ameen said that the bill was already passed by the other three provinces of the country.

She said that their organisation had formed working groups of lawyers, journalists and social activists in Hazara division to create awareness among people about the importance of the bill.

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