Tuesday, May 11, 2021  | 28 Ramadhan, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > News

Pakistan to review policy on schools on March 24

Minister says health of students, teachers is govt's top priority

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 21, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Mar 21, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Pakistan to review policy on schools on March 24

Photo: File

Listen to the story
The federal and provincial education and health ministers will meet on March 24 at the National Command and Operation Centre to decide whether to keep educational institutions open or not amid coronavirus fears, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said Sunday. “The third coronavirus wave is serious [and] requires careful review,” said Mahmood in a Twitter post. “All education/health ministers will meet Wednesday March 24 at the NCOC to take a decision regarding opening or further closure of educational institutions.” The education institutions in were first closed in March 2020 after the first wave of virus hit the country. They were reopened in September 2020 only to be shut down again the next month due to a consistent rise in number of infections. The federal education minister added that the health of students and teachers is the government’s top priority. The virus has so far claimed 13,843 lives in Pakistan, while the total number of confirmed cases has crossed the 600,000 mark.
FaceBook WhatsApp

The federal and provincial education and health ministers will meet on March 24 at the National Command and Operation Centre to decide whether to keep educational institutions open or not amid coronavirus fears, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said Sunday.

“The third coronavirus wave is serious [and] requires careful review,” said Mahmood in a Twitter post. “All education/health ministers will meet Wednesday March 24 at the NCOC to take a decision regarding opening or further closure of educational institutions.”

The education institutions in were first closed in March 2020 after the first wave of virus hit the country. They were reopened in September 2020 only to be shut down again the next month due to a consistent rise in number of infections.

The federal education minister added that the health of students and teachers is the government’s top priority.

The virus has so far claimed 13,843 lives in Pakistan, while the total number of confirmed cases has crossed the 600,000 mark.

 
HOME  
 
 
RELATED STORIES

One Comment

  1. Aleena Abbasi  March 24, 2021 12:06 am/ Reply

    I think that the schools should remain closed.

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
 
 
schools closed due to covid, schools covid, schools reopening in Pakistan, schools Pakistan covid
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
PML-N’s Malik Moazzam wins PP-84 Khushab by-polls
Famed deliverer of babies Dr Feridoon Setna passes away
Gogi Butt arrested in Lahore for ‘facilitating criminals’
Did the World Bank fund Karachi’s nullah evictions?
PTI, PML-N boycott NA-249 vote recount
Karachi men arrested for holding wedding event in Saddar
Pakistan schools to stay closed till May 23: NCOC
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp