Islamabad: The government has allowed schools across the country to resume classes for grade six to eight from Wednesday.
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, along with Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Health Faisal Sultan, the Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mehmood said following the decision of the Federal government, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir have agreed to resume middle school classes from Wednesday.
However, Sindh government has decided a week’s delay in implementing this decision and classes will not be opened in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir.
Shafqat Mehmood said the decision has been taken after reviewing the countrywide health conditions and spread of Corona cases.
The Minister said decisions regarding resumption of primary school classes will be taken after another review meeting to be held next week.
Speaking on the occasion, Faisal Sultan urged the school administration and parents to ensure implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for Coronavirus.