Shafqat Mahmood to chair meeting regarding reopening of schools today
Inter Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) will be chaired by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood to decide the reopening of schools.
Moreover, the meeting have been scheduled to start at 11:00 am on Monday(today).
Previously, under the recommendation of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), schools were shut down from November 26, 2020 to January 10, 2021.
The schools were supposed to reopen from 11 January, 2021, but a surge in the cases of the contagious disease would affect the decision.
The final decision will be taken on the advice of the health ministry while the provincial education ministers will also be attending the meeting online, through the video link.