Today in the meeting of ministry of Education it is decided that Schools in coronavirus hotspot areas to remain closed till April 11, 2021. With increasing rate of COVID-19 pandemic Ministry of Education Shafqat Mehmood has announced today that school of major cities shall remain closed due to severe conditions. Health of the students cannot be compromised.
"All public & private schools of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sargodha, Sheikhupura will remain closed till April 11th, 2021. The remaining districts will be open on the previous schedule," he tweeted.
After the NCOC decision it is confirmed that schools or academies that are still opened in evening in the mentioned areas will face severe consequences. Those educational institutes found violating the government instructions and rules will be sealed immediately.
Further Shafqat Mehmood has confirmed that exams of 9th, 10th and inter will be according to the schedule according to the dates announced by the official boards.
"کورونا کے بڑھتے کیسز کے مدِنظر 11اپریل2021 تک اسلام آباد سمیت خیبر پختونخوا کے 10اور پنجاب کے 9 اضلاع میں تمام تعلیمی ادارے بند رہیں گے"— Government of Pakistan (@GovtofPakistan) March 24, 2021
وفاقی وزیر تعلیم شفقت محمود pic.twitter.com/ZlYVxIHWvB
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