June 26, 2020
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Friday has declared news regarding opening educational institutions from July 15 as a rumor. In a statement, the minister said that the decision regarding commencement of the institutions will be taken after consultation with all the provincial authorities in a meeting on July 2.
In March 2020, the Pakistani government had closed all the schools, colleges and universities due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision was taken in a meeting of the National Security Committee, presided by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Twitter.