Omicron variant: Shafqat Mehmood says govt desires no disruption in schooling actions

Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood. File photo
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood. File picture

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood Monday stated that the federal government wished to proceed the schooling actions amid stories of a brand new COVID-19 variant named Omicron.

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

The new coronavirus pressure has pressured many nations together with Pakistan to close air travel from southern African nations.

Shafqat Mehmood stated that examinations could be held on time and with full syllabus as determined by the schooling ministers.

The federal schooling minister additionally spoke in regards to the holidays given in academic establishments in view of smog in Punjab. He stated {that a} 3-day vacation in academic establishments will scale back smog.

It is pertinent to say right here that Pakistan on Saturday banned travel from six South African nations and Hong Kong following the emergence of the brand new coronavirus variant.

“Based on the emergence of the new covid variant, notification has been issued restrict travel from 6 south African countries and Hong Kong”, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar had introduced on his official Twitter account.

The federal minister, who can also be chief of the nationwide COVID-19 physique, stated the emergence of the brand new variant makes it much more pressing to vaccinate all eligible residents 12 years and older.