Observer Report Lahore
The Government of Punjab has instructed public and private schools in the province to wrap up their examinations by Friday (March 19).
“After Friday all schools will be shut down completely,” Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said.
The minister also asked the educational institutes to adjust their schedules accordingly, warning: “Anyone in violation will be sealed.”
The minister, however, clarified that this announcement is only for Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Sargodha.
On March 10, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood had announced the decisions taken by the National Command and Operations Centre to close schools from March 15 till March 28 in seven cities of Punjab.
The Punjab education minister had shared that all public and private schools in Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Multan and Sialkot will go on a spring break from March 15, 2021 to March 28, 2021.