Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Live-TV(PK) Live-TV(UK) Newspaper اُردُو نیوز
اُردُو نیوز Newspaper
Live-TV(PK) Live-TV(UK)

Educational institutions across Pakistan reopened after six months

Educational institutions across Pakistan reopened after six months
September 15, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Schools and colleges across Pakistan have reopened on Tuesday after closure for more than six months due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to the decision by the federal government, educational institutions from grade nine to onwards have reopened today and if the pandemic situation remain controlled, then students in grade six to eight will return to school on September 23, while students in nursery to grade five will return to classes on September 30. As per the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the government, masks will be mandatory for all teachers and students, while schools, colleges, and university administrations will ensure availability of sensitizers at the entry gates. The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) urged the parents and teachers to comply with the SOPs issued for the safety of students. Dr Faisal Sultan welcomes students Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan welcomed students on first day of opening of educational institutions. in a tweet today, Faisal Sultan emphasized on implementation of SOPs and said, “Please don’t forget basic protective steps such as masks, reduced density in classes and hand hygiene.” Fawad Chaudhry thanks Allah Almighty Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry thanked Allah Almighty that children have returned to educational institutions. The minister took to Twitter and wrote, “It took months to reopen schools because the [coronavirus] pandemic was so deadly. Thank God our children have returned to educational institutions today. “I thank education ministers and authorities for taking all decisions keeping in mind the precautions and safety measures. May God give long life and good fortune to children of all! Amen.” A day earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said it is our priority and collective responsibility to ensure that every child can go to school safely to learn. In a tweet on Monday welcoming millions of children back to school, he said the government has worked to ensure that school operations are aligned with public health safety rules on COVID-19.