All private and public schools in seven cities of Punjab will be closed from Monday (March 15).
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood addressed a press conference after a meeting of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC).
He announced, “Schools in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Gujrat will remain close until March 28,”
According to details, schools in the cities mentioned above will remain closed from March 15 to March 28.
Spring Break in all Public & Private Schools of Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sialkot will be from March 15th, 2021 to March 28th, 2021. All Public & Private schools in rest of the Districts will follow regular schedule.
— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) March 10, 2021
The academic year in Punjab will begin from August 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, Punjab’s Education Minister Murad Raas earlier announced.
As per the official notification, a meeting was held on February 26 February in pursuance of the decisions taken.
The official notification reads,
“In pursuance of the decisions taken in the meeting of Inter NovAdel Education Ministers (IPEMC), Conference conveyed vide letter F. No. 1- 1/2021-AS, dated 26. February 2021, the Academic Session for the year 2021-2022 shall start from 1. August 2021 to 31″ March 2022 for all Educational Institutions in Punjab.”