Educational institutions to reopen in phases starting Sept 15

Educational institutions across Pakistan will reopen in phases starting September 15, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood announced. In the first phase, all higher education institutions i.ncluding universities, professional colleges, vocational institutes, as well as classes nine till 12 will resume on Sept 15. A week later, on Sept 23, classes six, seven and eight will be allowed to return to schools following a review.

Primary schools will be reopened on Sept 30 in the last phase, while strength of students in all classes is to be halved.

Source: Dawn