The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has announced the closure of educational institutions in some districts of the country till April 11.
Addressing a press conference after the NCOC meeting, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood said that it has been decided to keep educational institutions closed till April 11 in districts where the rate of corona cases is high.
He added that all educational institutions in the federal capital Islamabad would also remain closed until April 11.
The federal minister said that the ninth to twelfth class examinations would be held at the end of May as per the schedule while the Cambridge examinations were about to start soon but he would hold another meeting with them to decide on the Cambridge system.
Shafqat Mehmood said that the NCOC had announced closure of all schools, colleges, universities, academies and madrassas in selected areas from March 15 to 28. The NCOC meeting decided that these districts Educational institutions will now be closed until April 11.