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Pakistan

Web Desk
November 2, 2018
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Educational institutes to remain closed in Karachi, Islamabad, other cities of Punjab today

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Nov, 18

LAHORE: Owing to the prevailing precarious security situation, all government and private educational institutes in the federal capital and across Punjab would remain closed today (Friday) to avoid any untoward situation.

Education Ministry official spokesman Muhammad Rafique Tahir said that all educational institutions under the administrative control of the federal government at Islamabad capital territory will remain closed.

Meanwhile, Private School Association (PSA) Acting President Abdul Waheed Khan said that all private schools in the federal capital will remain closed due to the prevailing law and order situation. He added that the decision has been taken for the safety and security of the parents and the students.

The government and Private School Association (PSA) have taken this decision in light of parents and students passing through trouble due to road blocks on Thursday.

The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training decided to temporarily shut down of educational institutions of Islamabad capital territory (ICT) on Friday.

A number of private schools and colleges have already announced holiday for Thursday. These include Beaconhouse School, City School, British Grammar School, The Punjab School, Bloomfield School, Lahore Garrison School, among others.

KARACHI

Sindh Government has also decided that all Schools in Karachi will remain closed today (Friday).

This was announced by advisor to Chief Minister on Law, Information and Anti-Corruption Murtaza Wahab. A private school body has also announced that it may not open schools in

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