The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (FE&PT) on Sunday announced the closure of private educational institutions in Islamabad till April 11, 2021, owing to the spike in coronavirus cases.
According to the details, a notification has also been issued by the Ministry in this regard.
The notification stated,
“In continuation of earlier letter of even number and guidelines of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), it is reiterated that all Private Educational institutions (PEIs) of Islamabad shall remain closed upto 11-04-2021 owing to the spike in COVID-19 positive cases.”
As per the notification,
“Since number of positive cases is increasing significantly due to non-compliance of SOPs therefore all kind of on campus academic activities including Tests/mid-terms etc (already announced) being currently conducted are hereby banned (which were exempted earlier) with effect from 29-03-2021.”
The Ministry also advised all private educational institutions to ensure compliance in true letter and spirit.