The Punjab government has allowed issuance of licenses for prohibited bore weapons to private and government schools.
District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dal has directed all school heads to deposit Rs7,000 each to the administration for the licenses.
Deputy Education Officer Muhammad Akhlaq has been appointed focal person for the license process.
Schools will purchase the guns and metal detectors through their own
means after obtaining the licenses.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 10th, 2016.