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Secondary faculties in Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu and Kashmir reopened within the current day (Wednesday) after virtually six months.

However, in Sindh, the secondary faculties will start from September 28.

According to SOPs issued by the federal authorities, masks have been made compulsory for all lecturers and faculty college students, whereas educational institutions are required to verify the availability of sensitizers at their entrances.

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood had on Tuesday evening formally launched the selection to start secondary programs in faculties.

He, however, acknowledged that the Sindh authorities had decided to extra evaluation the COVID-19 state of affairs all through this week and resume on-campus programs for six to eight graders from September 28.

NCOC Permits To Reopen Schools

Earlier, the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) had allowed reopening of secondary faculties all through the nation from September 23.

According to the small print, the NCOC had permitted to open educational institutions throughout the second part. The meeting on the opening of educational institutions was attended by Federal Minister Asad Omar, Educational Minister Shafqat Mahmood and Interior Minister.

After the first part, a whole of 35 educational institutions all through the nation had been closed after coronavirus circumstances surged.

With COVID-19 circumstances being reported in Sindh’s educational institutions, the provincial authorities had extended the date for opening faculties from sixth to eighth grade by one week.

Alos, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas launched all personal and non-private faculties will be allowed to resume programs from six to eight from September 23.

He took to twitter and wrote:

“All Public & Private Schools will be allowed classes 6 through 8 starting September 23rd. Everyone must follow SOPs issued by School Education Department Punjab. All of us have to play our part to make this successful InshAllah.”

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Education Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai had moreover launched to reopen all authorities and private faculties all through the province from September 23.


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