All educational institutions to remain closed till June 1
KARACHI: The Sindh government announced on Thursday that all educational institutions in the province will remain closed till May 30, 2020.
The decision was taken after an important meeting was held by the Sindh cabinet. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over the meeting which was held to decide when schools will be opened.
"Summer vacations are being preponed in Sindh & schools in Sindh will reopen on the 1st of June 2020. Decision has been made by cabinet," tweeted Advisor to the Chief Minister on Law Murtaza Wahab.
12 مارچ 2020 سندھ کابینہ کے ہونے والے ہنگامی اجلاس میں فیصلہ کیا گیا ہے کہ صوبے بھر کر تعلیمی ادارے 30 مئی تک موسم گرما کی تعطیلات کیلئے بند رہیں گے۔ نویں اور دسویں جماعت کے 16 مارچ سے شروع ہونے والے امتحانات منسوخ کردیئے گئے ہیں
Previously, the Sindh government had announced closure of schools, colleges and universities as well as coaching centres across the province till March 13.
The decision had been taken to ensure that the quarantine period of Pakistani pilgrims who had arrived from Iran and were suspected of having the coronavirus, would have ended.
On Thursday, Pakistan reported its 21st case of the pandemic when a resident of Gilgit Baltistan was also diagnosed with the coronavirus.