*ISLAMABAD - Government has taken the final decision over the closure of private and public schools across Pakistan.*
*Government and private schools across the country will remain closed on Friday, as protests are expected to continue. *
In Islamabad, all government and private schools will remain closed. “The decision has been taken to ensure the security of the students,” said the spokesperson of the education department. The schools will open once the security situation improves, he added.
All schools across Punjab, Sindh and KP will remain close on Friday.
The Private Schools Association of Rawalpindi has said that all private school will remain closed. The spokesperson of the education board remarked that the midterm papers scheduled for November 2 and November 3 have been postponed. “The new date will be announced soon,” he said.
The federal education board has postponed the exams too.