Schools expected to reopen on Sept 15
Pakistan has prepared guidelines for educational institutes as they prepare to reopen on September 15.
The final decision on the reopening of the institutes will be made on September 7 in a meeting chaired by Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood.
The education ministry has issued the following instructions to the schools and parents.
On Friday, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood and Dr Faisal Sultan, the PM’s assistant on health, issued a list of precautionary measures that all schools will have to follow when educational institutions reopen.
Schools and parents will have to adhere to the following instructions after the institutions reopen:
Pakistan’s educational institutions will remain open on Saturdays and will have no winter vacations this year, according to a notification issued by the federal education ministry.
The institutions have been instructed to hold special classes on Saturdays.
All educational institutions across the country were closed in late February after coronavirus cases had spiked. According to reports, the cases are on a downward trend now. Following this, the private schools owners have been demanding the schools be reopened immediately.