No winter vacations in educational institutions this year: Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: Provincial Education Minister Saeed Ghani said that there will be no winter vacations in educational institutions this year in the Sindh province.

The Sindh education minister, in a statement, said that winter vacations will not be observed in Sindh schools this year as students have been given more holidays than usual this year due to the pandemic.

Saeed Ghani said that a final decision regarding the closure of schools will be taken during a National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) meeting scheduled in last week of November.

On the other hand, the Balochistan government has decided closure of educational institutions from December 1 and three-month closure in cold areas of the province.

Balochistan Education Minister Yar Mohammad Rind said in a statement that educational institutions will remain closed for three months in cold areas, whereas, the examinations will be conducted before the commencement of vacations.