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All Schools to Conduct Regular 5-day Classes from March 1

Shafqat Mehmood said that the announcement applies to every educational institution

Federal Minister for EducationFederal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood - OyeYeah
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All schools in Pakistan will conduct regular 5-day classes from Monday, March 1. The new announcement was made by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday in a tweet.

Taking it to social media, Shafqat Mahmood said, “All schools will go back to regular 5-day classes from Monday, March 1. Restrictions imposed in some major cities on schools to conduct staggered classes was only till Feb 28.

“This announcement applies to every educational institution in the designated cities where restrictions had been imposed. Allah SWTs infinite mercy that we are returning to normal,” he further added.

In the first phase of reopening of educational institutes, the students of class 9 to 12, as well as O and A level students across Pakistan returned to their schools on January 18.

While the varsities across the country reopen from February 1.

All educational institutions across the country were closed on November 26 amid the second wave of coronavirus pandemic.

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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.