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Education Ministry to decide primary school reopening after NCOC meeting

Education Ministry to decide primary school reopening

Education Ministry to decide primary school reopening after NCOC meeting.

Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood said government’s steps taken against COVID-19 are being appreciated at International level.

Education Ministry to decide primary school reopening

He said this, while talking to newsmen in Lahore on Saturday.

Furthermore, he said economic activities have been restored and Pakistan is also heading towards destination of development despite difficulties due to Covid-19

The minister said they are approving educational institutions’ reopening with strict implementation of SOPs related to Covid-19.

He said that classes from 6th to 8th have begun while primary schools.

However, the Minister announced they would decide opening of primary schools after the meeting of NCOC on 29th of this month.

He said that we have started random testing of students for coronavirus after resumption of educational activities in schools and universities.

He said that one percent infection rate has been witnessed in the educational institutions which is satisfactory for government.

Replying a question, he said government is taking all out steps to control the prices of essential commodities.

GTV

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