Decision to reopen or further closure of educational institutions to be taken today

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ISLAMABAD – All education and health ministers will sit together today (Wednesday) to take decision regarding the reopening or further closure of educational institutions in the country amid the rising number of coronavirus cases.

On Sunday, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood had said that all education and health ministers will meet on Wednesday, March 24 at the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), to take a decision regarding opening or further closure of educational institutions.

The minister said that the third wave of the coronavirus is serious and Health of students, teachers and staff is the primary consideration of the government.

On March 10, the education minister had announced closure of all public and private educational institutions in seven major cities of Punjab from March 15 to March 28.

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