Pakistan officials meet Friday to discuss reopening schoolsAbdul Gh Lone 14 January 2021 0 COMMENTS
A meeting of Pakistan education and health ministers will be held Friday to review the coronavirus situation and subsequent reopening of educational institutes.
Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood shared the news
on Twitter. “While I desperately want education to continue, the final
decision will be on health grounds,” he said.
The well-being of students would always be a top priority,
the minister added.
Pakistan closed all educational institutes from November 26,
2020 after a second wave of coronavirus hit the country. Schools were reopened from
September 2020 after remaining closed for six months.
The government earlier this month announced reopening educational institutes from January 18. But the decision was subject to the coronavirus situation.
The board exams scheduled for March/April were delayed till