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Schools to reopen on Aug 2

July 29, 2021

Islamabad: The federal and provincial governments on Wednesday decided to reopen educational institutions across the country on August 2 under strict enforcement of the COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

The decision was made during a meeting chaired by acting secretary of the Federal Education and Professional Training Ministry Asif Haider and attended by provincial education secretaries through video link.

The meeting unanimously decided that boards examinations will be continued on schedule and that the summer vacation won't be extended.

The participants agreed that the decision regarding reopening of educational institutions would be taken by the provinces keeping in view the COVID-19 situation.

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood along with Provincial Education Ministers from Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa was on a visit to the UK to attend the Global Education Summit 2021.