The Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has announced that educational institutes will be closed till August 8. He said that the government has made a decision of keeping educational institutes open except for Sindh. Shafqat Mahmood made this announcement in a news conference after the Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) at Islamabad.
The education minister has said that strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs will be expected. He informed that private and government schools will be resumed with 50% capacity. He added that the exams will be conducted in the country except for Sindh with a 5% grace mark for all students.