Schools to remain closed in Lahore on Thursday due to intensive smog

12:13 AM | 7 Nov, 2019
Schools to remain closed in Lahore on Thursday due to intensive smog
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LAHORE - All government and private schools in the provincial capital will remain closed on November 8 (Thursday) due to worsening air pollution. 

Provincial Education Minister has announced that the decision has been taken due to intensive smog in the city.

District Education CEO Pervaiz Akhtar said that growing air pollution can cause various diseases among children, therefore, the schools will remain shut on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, the meteorological department has warned the public to take precautionary measures as the experts have predicted an increase in the level of air pollution in the city.