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    No decision on school closure taken: Pakistan Education Ministry

    The decision to close schools across Pakistan will be taken November 23, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said.

    ISLAMABAD: After the meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre and education ministers of all the provinces, it was decided that educational institutions across the country will not be closed yet.

    Mahmood said that after the meeting on November 23, it will be decided whether winter vacations will be extended or the schools will be closed.

    The education ministers of all provinces agreed that markets and businesses should be closed first, not educational institutions.

    The All Pakistan Private Schools and Colleges Association have appreciated the government’s decisions well.

    Earlier, Murad Raas, the education minister of Punjab has said that no immediate decision was taken on the matter of closing schools in the province.  (Samaa News)


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