Govt. decided to reopen educational institutions from Sept. 15.


Islamabad -- The government has decided to reopen educational institutions from September 15 with observance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) against COVID-19.

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood made the announcement in a press conference in Islamabad on Thursday.He said the federal government will formulate SOPs and share them with the provincial governments. He said the provincial governments will be authorized to close the institutions, which do not observe SOPs.

The Minister said the government will review the situation about the spread of coronavirus and implementation of the SOPs in August. Shafqat Mahmood said the educational institutions can open their administrative offices and...

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