Omicron variant: Schools won’t be closed in Pakistan, says Shafqat Mehmood

Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood: Photo: PID/ file
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood: Photo: PID/ file  

ISLAMABAD: Rejecting the speculations concerning the closure of academic establishments amid the emergence of the brand new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, in numerous nations,  Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood categorically stated that the colleges won’t be closed in Pakistan.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of inter-boards sports activities gala within the federal capital, Shafqat Mehmood stated, “Schools will remain open and the examinations will be held as per schedule.”

He stated that the federal government was dedicated to boost the usual of academic establishments within the nation, including that college students had already suffered losses as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Govt desires no disruption in training actions

A day earlier, Shafqat Mahmood had stated that the federal government needed to proceed the training actions.

Speaking to the media in Lahore, the federal minister had stated he was not conscious of the main points concerning the new pressure however there shouldn’t be any disruption in training.

Shafqat Mehmood had stated that examinations could be held on time and with the whole syllabus as determined by the training ministers.

The federal training minister had additionally spoke concerning the holidays given in academic establishments in view of smog in Punjab. 

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