ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Friday said that the final decision regarding the opening of educational institutions would be taken on Monday.
“Proposals are being discussed to gradually resume the educational activities,” he said briefing the media in Islamabad.
He said there was a proposal to resume the classes of nine and above from Sept 15. Keeping in view the situation, the classes of six, seven and eight may be resumed a week after. And if the situation remained better, there was a proposal to open the primary level schools from Sept 30.
The minister for education said that health of the children was the government’s foremost priority and no risk would be taken vis-a-vis their health.
Shafqat Mahmood said the educational institutions would be required to comply with the SOPs.