The government has decided to allow educational institutions to open with 100% attendance from October 11. In a tweet on his Twitter account, Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning and Head of the National Command and Operations Center, said that the spread of Coronavirus has decreased. It has been decided to allow the institutions to open as usual, so now from October 11, the educational institutions will be opened as usual and one day of classes, one day of holidays will come to an end.
The Federal Minister said that precautionary measures against Corona must be followed in educational institutions. Monitoring teams at the provincial and district levels will ensure the implementation of SOPs. Social distance should be adopted to prevent the spread of the disease.
Federal Minister Asad Umar said that children will be encouraged to wash their hands at school and it will be the responsibility of educational institutions to ensure this. Vaccination of children above the age of 12 in public and private schools will also continue.
Minister for School Education Department, Government of Punjab, Dr. Murad Raas also announced the same on his official social media pages. He announced that regular classes will start in all public and private schools in Punjab from Monday, October 11. He said that we are lifting the ban on 50% attendance in educational institutions across the province. Dr. Murad Raas said that the implementation of SOPs issued by the government should be ensured.