Schools in Punjab to reopen from Aug 2: Murad Raas

The Nation  |  Jul 29, 2021

Punjab Education Minister Dr. Murad Raas on Thursday said that the educational institutions in Punjab will reopen from August 2.

In an announcement on Twitter, the provincial minister said that the classes will be held on a staggered approach having 50 percent attendance each day.

He said all concerned authorities including principals, and teachers shall ensure the observance and compliance of Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

On Wednesday, Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) meeting chaired by Acting Secretary Federal Education and Professional Training Asif Haider had decided to reopen educational institutions across the country from August 02, under strict COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

The participants of the meeting were agreed that the decision regarding the reopening of educational institutions would be taken by the provinces keeping in view the COVID-19 situation.

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