LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Dr Murad Raas has announced the opening of phased educational institutions across the province from September 15. Dr Murad Raas said that all public and private educational institutions for ninth, tenth and intermediate students would be opened from September 15, sixth to eighth grades from September 22, and schools for primary classes from September 30.
In his statement on social media, Punjab Education Minister Dr Murad Raas said that nowhere in Punjab would schools be allowed to run in double shifts.
All Public and Private Schools to allow only 50% of students in one day. Alternative days will have the other 50% students. No Double Shift on a single day will be allowed. https://t.co/Q9d4JKz9er— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) September 7, 2020
He said that students of all parties would be called on alternate days to ensure implementation of SOPs and precautionary measures. The provincial education minister further said that all schools in Punjab would be required to ensure implementation of the directives issued by the government.