ISLAMABAD: In a meeting of with the education ministers it was decided that the educational institutions in the country would reopen from September 15,
Shafqat Mahmood Federal Minister for Education chaired the meeting and decided that the schools and universities will resume classes from next month and action will be taken against those who don’t follow the instructions.
As per spokesperson of Sindh education minister The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had suggested to reopen the educational institutions from September 1, which was highly disagreed by all the participants.
In July The government had announced to reopen educational activities in the country from September after reviewing the coronavirus situation.
Shafqat Mahmood had then announced that the decision has been taken to allow schools to call its administration staff before September 15 and announced that trainings will be conducted to ensure that SOPs are implemented.
He said that provinces will be responsible for ensuring SOPs that are followed, cautioning schools to follow the procedures laid out by the government. “It is my request to private schools, especially, that the SOPs that you will have to follow will be the ones made by the government,” he said.