Educational institutions to be reopened in September

Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) has announced that educational institutions across the country will be reopened in September.

As per the details, during a virtual meeting of IPEMC on Wednesday, all provinces have agreed to reopen educational institutions from the first week of September with strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines.

The meeting was headed by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood and was attended by provincial education ministers from all four provinces including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.

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However, the reopening of schools is restricted to the approval from National Command Operation Center (NCOC) which will mull over the issue in its upcoming July 9 meeting.