Srinagar, Jan 08: Chairman of the Rahbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum (ReTTF), Khalid Rafeeq Monday formally joined the all Jammu and Kashmir Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) in Srinagar.In a statement issued to Media, EJAC, said that the President Wajahat Hussain Durani and spokesperson Mir Bashir extended a warm welcome to the Rafiq. A spokesperson for the EJAC, in a statement, made it clear on Monday that attempts to use EJAC as launching pad purposes into any political group would be thwarted at any cost.During a ceremony held at the Road Transport Corporation in Srinagar on Monday, Rahbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum leader announced their inclusion in EJAC, expressing hope that the association would represent the employees of this field and address their various issues. EJAC President Wajahat Hussain welcomed the Rahbar-e-Taleem Association and its leaders in EJAC, stating that EJAC is the only organization representing the employees of Jammu and Kashmir, actively working to solve their diverse issues. He emphasized democratic processes within EJAC and highlighted the election of the former president, Abdul Qayoom Wani, through democratic means. Wajahat Durani stated, “No one will be allowed to pave the way for politics or turn this platform into a launching pad,” asserting that EJAC will present employees’ issues strategically to the government and exert pressure through strikes and protests for their resolution. Mir Bashir Ahmed, EJAC spokesperson, also welcomed Rahbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum into EJAC, addressing concerns about the ‘New Pension Scheme’ for employees in the recent discussions with the Chief Secretary. Despite the Chief Secretary placing the matter beyond his jurisdiction, it was assured that he would elevate the issue to a higher level. Notably, a memorandum was submitted to the Chief Secretary outlining posting and zoning changes for teachers, advocating a uniform policy for equal opportunities in transfers for Rahbar-e-Taleem teachers.On the occasion, Senior Vice President, EJAC Farooq Ahmad and Vice President EJAC, Shabir Ahmad and other leaders were also present.