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Department of Higher Education Punjab announce winter vacations schedule

Department of Higher Education Punjab announces winter vacations schedule on Wednesday.

Notification issued by the Department of Higher Education, Punjab stated that the public and private colleges and universities across the province will have winter vacations from December 23, 2021, to January 6, 2022.

As per the notification, all universities under the jurisdiction of the Higher Education Department Punjab shall follow the orders.

“All the concerned authorities shall ensure 100% vaccination of all teaching and non-teaching staff and students by the opening of institutions in the wake of an increasing number of the Omicron variant of COVID-19,” it further added.

Earlier, Minister for Education Punjab Murad Raas had announced that the winter vacations for schools — public and private — across the province would be observed from December 23 to January 6, 2022.

A day earlier, the Punjab government issued a revised winter vacation schedule for areas less affected by smog.

According to a notification by the School Education Department, all public and private educational institutions in Kasur, Sialkot, Narowal, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Pakpattan, Sheikhupura, Okara, Vehari, Khanewal, Lahore, Khushab, Hafizabad, Multan, Lodhran, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Nankana Sahib, and Jhang will observe holidays from December 23 to January 6. 

As smog levels in the above-mentioned districts are higher than in others.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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