All Punjab public, private colleges to reopen Monday
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The Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) has issued a notification for reopening of all private and government colleges in the province from May 31 (Monday) with strict implementation of corona SOPs, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
HED Secretary Nadeem Mehboob said that private and government colleges will be reopened across the province except in Khanewal and Rahim Yar Khan (RYK) as both districts have a higher coronavirus positively ratio.
Earlier, the Punjab Education Minister has already announced the reopening of schools from June 7 and the provincial government has set a target to inoculate public and private teachers before the reopening of the schools.
Murad Raas was talking to the media after the inauguration of a vaccine centre only for teachers at Wahdat Road in Lahore.
ANNOUNCEMENT:— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) May 28, 2021
All Public and Private School Teachers of Punjab to be vaccinated starting today. @Dr_YasminRashid & myself inaugurated first COVID-19 vaccination Center for teachers and support staff in Pilot School - Wahadat Road Lahore. ID Card and job certificate only. pic.twitter.com/t4B6uThn14
Moreover, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has also announced plans to open schools in five more districts of the province from May 31 (Monday) including Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Bannu and Haripur. As many as 21 KP districts have already resumed educational activities as Covid-19 cases ratio dropped in these districts.
Reporter Qaisar Khokhar