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On Monday, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood announced that schools and educational institutions will reopen across the country in three phases, starting from the 15th of January.
During a news conference along with SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, the minister said: “On January 18, classes for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 — those that have exams — will resume.” “This means that students of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 will go to their schools and colleges from January 18 and their studies will resume,” he added.
He said that in the second phase, students of primary classes till grade 8 will return to schools from January 25.
The minister said that universities and other higher education institutions will reopen from February 1 in the third and last phase.