- Federal Training Minister Shafqat Mehmood sends greatest needs to college students of sophistication 9 to 12 in addition to O and A stage college students as they resume lessons
- Says college students’ future is the federal government’s high precedence
- Minister had held a high-level assembly with the NCOC on Friday to take necessary selections relating to the reopening of colleges
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Training Shafqat Mehmood on late Sunday night took to his Twitter account and despatched his greatest needs to college students of sophistication 9 to 12, in addition to O and A stage college students, who’re beginning college as we speak (Monday).
“Tomorrow classes 9 to 12, O and A level go back to school/ college. Wish them the very best,” the minister wrote.
“Their future is our main priority.”
On Friday, January 16, the minister had held a high-level assembly on the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) to assessment the choice to reopen instructional establishments amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Throughout the assembly, it was determined that lessons will begin for college kids of grades 9 to 12 from January 18 as determined earlier.
In contrast to the earlier yr, the federal and provincial governments additionally determined that college students is not going to be promoted with out exams.
A one-week extension was granted to start out the lessons for college kids of grades 1-8. They have been earlier supposed to start out by January 25.
It was determined that major colleges will reopen from February 1, whereas greater training institutes can even reopen from February 1 as determined earlier.
The NCOC will re-evaluate information in every week and resolve whether or not major colleges and better training institutes will reopen on February 1 in cities the place infections charges are excessive.
The minister additionally determined within the assembly that if the an infection price is excessive in a specific metropolis, instructional institutes might not reopen there.
Learn extra: Colleges to reopen for college kids of lessons 9-12 from January 18: Shafqat Mehmood