NCOC extends closure of educational institutions till April 11

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Islamabad – March 24 (Online): The National Command and Control Center on Wednesday decided to extend the closure of educational institutions of several districts of Punjab and Federal territory.
According to details, meeting of NCOC under the chairmanship of Federal education Minister Shahfqat Mehmood was held in Islamabad. Education and Health ministers from all four provinces, Federal Secretary Education and Chairman Higher education commission also participated in meeting.
After receiving suggestions from all the provincial ministers and keeping the surging amount of Corona infections in view, NCOC decided to close educational institutions till April 11.
Briefing media after the meeting, Federal minister for education Shafqat Mehmood on Wednesday said that Corona pandemic is reaching apprehending levels in few districts in Punjab; and in KPK. Therefore, NCOC decided to close educational institutions till April 11 in ‘high risk’ areas.
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