Balochistan postpones intermediate exams amid the third wave of coronavirus.
The intermediate examinations were scheduled to take place on May 25.
The announcement was made by the Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education on Tuesday.
“Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Quetta has postponed the intermediate exams that were scheduled to be held on 25-5-2021,” the statement said.
“The exams were delayed in light of the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and now they will be held in June,” it added.
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan last month had announced that as per the suggestion of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), all board exams would be postponed till June 15.
Educational institutions across the country have been closed until May 23 to help contain the spread of coronavirus.