#ImranKhanCancelEXAMS trends on twitter amid COVID-19 fears

11:26 PM | 22 Apr, 2021
#ImranKhanCancelEXAMS trends on twitter amid COVID-19 fears

Pakistani students have taken to Twitter to urge the government and and the Cambridge International Examinations to cancel examinations over rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

With 77.6 tweets till the time of reporting, #ImranKhanCancelEXAMS is trending on Twitter in Pakistan on Thursday.

Instead of requesting to Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood, students have asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to cancel the exams.

Earlier this month, Mehmood announced that the exams will not be cancelled, adding they will be held late May.

Here are some posts from students, asking the premier to cancel exams;

Students have raised the issue as the prime minister is set to chair a meeting of National Coordination Committee (NCC) to review the coronavirus situation in the country. 

Reports said that strict lockdown could be imposed in cities with 10 per cent positivity rate.