The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) has allowed the resumption of secondary classes from September 23,
After reviewing the coronavirus situation across the country, the NCOC in a meeting decided to reopen middle schools as decided earlier.
An NCOC meeting chaired by Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar was held in Islamabad today.
ANNOUNCEMENT:— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) September 22, 2020
All Public & Private Schools will be allowed classes 6 through 8 starting September 23rd. It is imperative for everyone to follow SOPs issued by School Education Department Punjab. All of us have to play our part to make this successful InshAllah. pic.twitter.com/0nId7NWNTr
Attended NCOC meeting today and we have decided to open schools for class 6 to 8 from tomorrow Insha Allah in second phase across KP.— Shahram Khan Tarakai (@ShahramKTarakai) September 22, 2020
However, in Sindh, the middle school classes will resume on September 28.
Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani in a presser today said that the decision not to resume classes was made as negligence was seen in the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures.
Sindh had earlier decided not to reopen middle schools on September 22.