ISLAMABAD – The National Command and Operations Centre reportedly decided to reschedule the winter vacations in educational institutions from December to January, local media reported.
Reports quoting sources said the country’s top monitoring body has decided to move winter vacations in schools to January 2022, while the decision was backed by all provinces, who agreed to the proposal.
NCOC, the nerve centre to synergize and articulate a unified national effort against COVID-19, said the vaccination process will carry on in educational institutions, while the educational institutions will remain closed in areas in light of intensely cold weather, per reports.
However, NCOC hasn't issued any official statement about the decision while students are eagerly waiting for the annoucnment.
The decision comes a day after the inter-provincial education ministers conference which was presided over by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Education.
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood shared the agreed proposal for winter vacation in schools across Pakistan on Tuesday. Ministers huddle also reviewed reforms in the provincial education system.
On Tuesday, officials said a final decision on winter vacations at educational institutions will be made at a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Reports said that all provincial and federal education ministries except Sindh have agreed to hold winter vacations from December 25 to January 5.
The Sindh government has already announced winter vacations in educational institutions from Dec 20 to Jan 3.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on September 23, 2023 (Saturday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||372.5||376|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||37.93||38.28|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.23||176.23|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 215,800 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs185,020.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs170,068 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs198,365.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Karachi||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Islamabad||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Peshawar||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Quetta||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Sialkot||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Attock||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Gujranwala||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Jehlum||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Multan||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Gujrat||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Nawabshah||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Chakwal||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Hyderabad||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Nowshehra||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Sargodha||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Faisalabad||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|
|Mirpur||PKR 215,800||PKR 2,565|