In view of increasing cases of Coronavirus, two weeks vacations have been announced in educational institutions of Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sialkot. Shafqat Mahmood said that the spring holidays would start on Monday.
Special Assistant Dr. Faisal Sultan while addressing a press conference along with Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood said that the rate of corona cases is increasing, the burden on hospitals is increasing due to an increase in corona cases, administrative agencies should follow smart lockdown. He said that it has been decided to close the amusement park at 6 pm, the ban on eating inside restaurants will be maintained and the policy of outdoor dining in restaurants will continue.
Also in a tweet, the school education minister of Punjab, Dr. Murad announced the same. His tweet reads as ” Spring Break in all Public & Private Schools of Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sialkot will be from March 15th, 2021 to March 28th, 2021. All Public & Private schools in rest of the Districts will follow the regular schedule.”
Shafqat Mehmood said that 50 million children go to schools, colleges, and universities to get an education. Conditions in Corona in Sindh and Balochistan are still fine. Children in Sindh and Balochistan will come with 50% attendance in schools. The Corona situation is also better.
List of Districts where Spring Breaks applicable w.e.f .15th of March 2021