The health department has suggested closing educational institutions for a few more days
ISLAMABAD: The Health Department has proposed to keep the educational institutions closed for a few more days. The meeting is going on in which the provincial ministers of education and health are participating through video link.
The NCOC meeting reviewed the positive rate of Corona cases and considered the situation regarding closure or reopening of educational institutions in view of the third wave of Corona.
According to sources, the Islamabad Health Department has proposed to keep the educational institutions closed for a few more days, but the final decision on the closure will be taken only after the opinion of the provinces.
The meeting will also discuss the schedule of examinations, new academic year, and syllabus of examinations. After the meeting, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood will brief the media and brief the on the decisions.