Schools reopen in Punjab today
LAHORE (92 News) – Private and government schools in Punjab have on Monday (today) reopened after a week’s closure due to security arrangements but few major private schools owners refused to reopen schools.
As many as 12 major private schools including Beacon House, City School, Lahore Grammar School (LGS), LACAS, Learning Alliance, Lahore Pre-School, Smart Schools and all campuses of Salamat School have refused to reopen schools.
The SMS messages have been sent to the parents of the students about the closure.
Earlier, Provincial Education Minister Rana Mashhood chaired an important meeting yesterday with Private Schools Associations, in which provincial administration and police officials were also present.
During the meeting, the government ensured the school owners that police will not take action against schools and the security arrangements will be reviewed in the presence of District Committee.
Private school owners made it clear that they agreed to open schools unconditionally, adding that the government is responsible to provide security and if the government failed to make necessary security arrangements, they will not open schools.
Provincial Education Minister Rana Mashhood expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements.