The Sindh government has decided to retake all the matriculation exams which were leaked on social media platforms before the commencement of examinations across the province.
Talking to media, Sindh Minister for Universities and Boards Muhammad Ismail Rahu directed all education boards of the province to retake the final matriculation papers.
The Minister said that a high-level inquiry board has been constituted to probe into the Paper Leak case and strict action will be taken against all those found involved.
The heads of all education boards in the province have been directed to co-operate with the inquiry committee to identify the culprits involved in leaking the annual matriculation examinations.
The Federal Minister said that the matriculation examinations started in the whole of Sindh earlier this week. More than 700,000 students are taking the exam this year. Eleven vigilance teams are on the ground to prevent fraud. So far, they have arrested 16 students involved in the scam.
When asked about the load shedding in the examination centers in the province, the minister revealed that he had written a letter to the electricity distribution companies to ensure an uninterrupted supply of electricity at the examination centers.