Closure of educational institutions extended until May 23 in Sindh

By: News Desk      Published: 02:34 PM, 15 May, 2021
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The Sindh government has extended the closure of educational institutions until May 23 in the province, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Saturday announced that all educational institutions will remain closed till May 23 in a bid to stem the coronavirus surge in the province.

Saeed Ghani said that physical classes will remain suspended till May 23; however, institutions can offer online classes through different modes including WhatsApp and emails.

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Meanwhile, the Punjab Higher Education Department also extended the closure of all government and private colleges until May 23. It issued a notification in this regard.

On the other hand, Punjab Minister for school education Dr Murad Raas has also said that all public and private schools in Punjab would remain closed till May 23.

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In his tweet on Friday, he said that decision regarding the closure of schools had been made in light of the coronavirus spread situation.

A review meeting in this regard would be held on May 18, he added.

Murad Raas urged the people to follow corona standard operating procedures (SOPs) in letter and spirit to keep themselves and others safe from the virus.