On Monday, an inter-provincial education ministers' conference was organized regarding the opening of educational institutions across the country from September 15th, 2020. The conference was presided over by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood. The Federal Minister for Education announced the reopening of educational institutions from September 15th, 2020.
Final Decision Regarding Reopening of Educational Institutes
As per the details, a meeting of inter-provincial education ministers has been organized. In the meeting, it was decided reopen the universities from September 15th, 2020. It has been decided as well to open educational institutes for class ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth from September 15th.
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Resumption of Other Level Classes
In the meeting it was decided that cases of the corona virus will be monitored after the resumption of senior classes, and in view of the situation in the corona, the activities of the class sixth to eighth will begin in a week.
The meeting decided to reopen the classes from Class 1 to 5th one week after the sixth to 8th classes. In view of the corona virus situation, the activities of the classes will begin.
SOPs To Be Imposed After Reopening Institutes
According to the sources, the SOPs of Corona virus will be strictly imposed. The aspirants will be instructed to enter in educational institutions with masks.
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All the provincial education ministers have agreed to begin the activities of the classes in phases in view of the corona virus situation. The meeting also considered the proposal to open hostels attached with the educational institutions. All the provincial education ministers agreed to start the activities of the classes in phases.
Suggestion of Education Ministers
In this regard, all the provinces give their suggestions, Murad Ras and Raja Yasir Humayun from Punjab presented the suggestions regarding their departments, Higher Education proposed to open all higher education institutions from September 15th. The Education Minister of Punjab Murad Raas proposed to open schools in phases.