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KP also to keep schools closed from Feb 6-9

By News Desk

February 1, 2024 07:38 PM


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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government Thursday decided to keep the educational institutes closed across the province from February 6 to 9 in the light of upcoming general elections, reported 24newsHD Tv channel.

A notification issued in this regard stated that all public and private school, colleges and universities in the province will be closed during the said period.

The education department said that polling stations have been established inside the schools' buildings for the conduct of elections on February 8 and the teachers and other staff will be busy in election duty.

With more than 128 million voters, Pakistan is set to stage crucial elections this time around owing to the instability on the country's political and economic fronts. The polls are slated to be held on February 8 with heightened security and deployment of law enforcers to ensure the law and order situation across the country.

Earlier, the governments of Sindh and Punjab also decided to keep the educational institutions closed from February 6 to 9 in the backdrop of the general elections.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training also announced to keep educational institutions closed in the federal capital from February 6 to 9 on account of the upcoming general elections in the country.


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