KP govt seals 25 private schools, arrests principal for defying ban
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government swung into action on Saturday after some private schools defying official orders reopened amid coronavirus fears, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
کے پی حکومت کے سخت احکامات کے باوجود اسکول کھول دئیے گئےPosted by 24 News HD on Saturday, 15 August 2020
However, the TV channel reported that Private Education Network in KP decided to open the schools and as per the network’s orders, the majority of the schools were following SOPs.
The TV channel reported that students' presence remained low on the first day of the reopening of the schools.
In Mardan, the Private Schools Management Association has also reopened schools but teachers remained absent in the majority of schools, the TV channel reported.
Parents said they will not send students to school until the government makes an announcement.
Talking to the 24NewsHD TV channel, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Akbar Ayub said that action will be taken against the concerned administration for opening the school before the fixed date.