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Karachi school sealed for calling students in, violating coronavirus SOPs

Gulshan-e-Iqbal assistant commissioner has sealed it

SAMAA | and - Posted: Nov 26, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Posted: Nov 26, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Karachi school sealed for calling students in, violating coronavirus SOPs

Shaheen Public School and College was sealed in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Thursday morning for violating coronavirus SOPs.

The school has been sealed on the orders of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal assistant commissioner.

The school had called students in, in violation of the government’s orders to hold online classes from November 26 onward.

According to a school employee, the principal had called the children to give them homework. They claimed that very few students had come in.

A van driver, who was standing outside the school, said that 40 to 50 children had come to the school.

A student said his teachers took English and Urdu classes. Only 17 students had come, he said, adding that there are 30 students in his class.

The action was taken after the assistant commissioner received a complaint.

The parents of some of the students staged a small protest outside the school.

Schools closed nationwide

On Monday, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood had announced that all educational institutes in Pakistan will close from today [Thursday]. The decision was taken during the National Command and Operation Centre meeting.

Mahmood said that classes will be held online and the term will continue till December 24. Winter vacations will commence from December 25 and last till January 10.

Exams that were to be held in December have been postponed and will be held when classes resume in January. Entry exams such as MDCAT will be held on schedule.

In the first week of January, the committee will meet again to assess the situation as the country continues to battle the second wave of the novel coronavirus.

The minister said that the new educational year will begin in August 2021.

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3 Comments

  1. Mrs saad  November 26, 2020 10:56 pm/ Reply

    There are some schools are still open and taking exams .. like there is school in dhoraji area, karachi named v.m public school and c.p barer school … plz take action om these schools..

  2. Salman  November 26, 2020 11:30 pm/ Reply

    Kch schools ne school khuli rkhi he or papers bhi le rae or casual dress me bcho ko bula rae he
    C. P &, berar high school in dhoraji 9 tu 10:30*bula rae bchi ko casual dress me
    Or v. M public school dhoraji colony
    Papees le rae he

  3. Shaheenian  November 27, 2020 2:46 pm/ Reply

    They were having regular classes and it was not about giving homework and they call students every single day from 8 to 2 they are just lying and they strictly message us students to come school i can even share the picture

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