Educational institutions to remain shut until 19th Intermediate exams process to resume from tomorrow

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Staff Reporter

The Sindh government has decided to resume the examination process of Intermediate students across the province from Tuesday (August 10) while the respective educational boards would issue the exam timetables shortly.

This was decided in a meeting jointly chaired by the Minister for Education and Culture Sardar Ali Shah, and the Minister Universities and Boards Ismail Rahu here at the office of Minister Culture, Karachi on Sunday.

Educational institutions shall further remain shut until August 19 since the Covid positivity rate has not tamed below 23 per cent in the metropolis despite lockdown, said Sardar Shah in a presser on Sunday.

The chairmen of educational boards including Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Larkana, Sukkur, and Shaheed Benazirabad participated in the meeting while Secretary Home KaziShahidParvez was on the video link.

The Secretary Colleges Syed Khalid Hyder Shah and Secretary Universities Mansoor Rizvi were also present in the meeting.

The chairmen of all the educational boards unanimously expressed their preparedness to resume the examination process from Aug 10,2021. They told the meeting that hardly two to three papers were remaining of class XII.

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