The Ministry of Education has proposed to shut down educational institutions in the country from November 24 to January 31. Amid a second wave of coronavirus infections in Pakistan, primary schools will be closed from November 24, middle schools from December 2 and higher secondary schools be closed from December 15, the ministry proposed in its letter to the provinces.
However, the education ministry officials want teachers to come to educational institutes.
The federal education ministry also seeks to extend the ongoing academic session to May 31, according to the letter.
It recommended that Matric and Intermediate exams be held in June 2021.
Source: Samaa TV