Schools, colleges to remain open amid Covid-19 spike

01:30 PM | 16 Nov, 2020
Schools, colleges to remain open amid Covid-19 spike
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ISLAMABAD – Meeting led by federal minister Shafqat Mehmood on Monday decided not to close schools, colleges and universities amid rise in new coronavirus cases.

Punjab Minister for School Education Dr Murad Raas said that the decision about the closure of educational institutions in the province has been deferred till next week (November 23).

Murad issued the statement after attending the inter-provincial meeting of the education ministers at the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

“The educational institutions will not be closed down”, the education ministers were quoted as saying.

The meeting will hold next week to analyse the prevailing situation to decide the fate of educational institutions.

Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah tested positive for Covid-19, the reports said on Monday.

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