The All Pakistan Private Schools Federation has announced a protest against the closure of schools due to the coronavirus.
According to the details, the All Pakistan Private Schools Federation, after consultation, has called for peaceful protests across the country on Friday, May 29, 2020 and requested the full participation of all private school organizations.
On the call of Kashif Mirza, President All Pakistan Private Schools Federation, private school organizations across the country will hold press conferences and peaceful protests on Friday for ‘Education for All’ and educational rights.
Kashif Mirza said that Chief Justice of Pakistan, Army Chief, Prime Minister, Chief Ministers, Governors are requested to open schools under SOPs from June 1 like other departments.
The President All Pakistan Private Schools Federation has rejected the government’s decision to close educational institutions till July 15 and termed it as an enemy of education.
He said that due to the ongoing lockdown, it is impossible to compensate the educational loss of 50 million students. Private schools are facing economical losses.
Kashif Mirza added that the closure of educational institutions by July 15 would result in the complete closure of 50% of educational institutions and the loss of one million people.
The President of All Pakistan Private Schools Federation said that teachers’ salaries are fixed and 90% of school buildings are rented across the country.
He said that classes can be continued in schools by maintaining social distance in 2 shifts. Educational institutions have opened in many countries including China, France, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, Germany, India, Iran, Bangladesh and Spain.