Azadi March: Federal educational institutions facing conundrum due to traffic mess.


ISLAMABAD -- Public and private educational institutions of major sectors of Federal Capital, have been facing a conundrum for the last four days due to traffic mess and congestion on city roads, in the wake of Azaadi March. The Azadi March, led by opposition parties, has adversely affected the educational activities in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), in addition to rescheduling the examination process of schools, colleges and universities. International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on Monday announced to close the campus due to the protest of Azadi March on Kashmir Highway.

The mid-term exams of the university have also been postponed for one week. Similarly, the educational activities were also suspended at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) due to traffic congestion on the connecting roads. Rector CUI Dr Raheel Qamar said that the university bus service would remain closed and further decision will be taken in line with emerging situation.

Vice Chancellor Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Dr Muhammad Ali, in a notification, announced to open the university on Monday while the varsity exams have been postponed. National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has also decided to open the class rooms, rather than suspending the academic activities. Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has also postponed its...

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