Educational institutions not to be opened unless virus situation is favourable: Murad Raas.


LAHORE -- Announcing a tentative date of September 15 for reopening of schools in Punjab, Provincial School Education Minister Dr Murad Raas has said the government would take into consideration the recommendations of the Punjab Health Department on COVID-19 situation before allowing the students back to school.

In a video message here on Thursday, he said the administrative offices at schools will be opened immediately to facilitate the schools in collection of fee, payment of salaries and other administrative affairs.

The decision had been announced in the light of a press conference by the Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood who announced the decision to open the educational institutions across the country in September in the light of the unanimous decision by the education ministers from all provinces in a virtual conference held on July 8 (Wednesday).

'Educational institutions will not be opened unless the coronavirus situation is favorable and fully under control, adding that all the provinces have...

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