The federal government is thinking to reopen the universities from 15th July. Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been formally told about it as per the details. Furthermore, suggestions have been taken from the administration of the universities.
Back in March 2020, the Pak government closed all schools, colleges, and universities across Pakistan amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
In a meeting of the National Security Committee this decision has been taken. The meeting was presided by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
Shafqat Mehmmod retweeted, “Federal Minister @Shafqat_Mahmood said consultations with provincial governments & other stakeholders are underway to prepare a roadmap for safe reopening of educational institutes in the country, we are hopeful to reach a decision soon.”
It is important to mention here that students have been protesting against online classes. Students from different universities protested outside the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Their protest was against the faulty online education system amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the charging of full fees by the administration.
In another article, we informed our readers that a notification was issued by the provincial government according to which it is now mandatory to teach the Holy Quran with translation in all provincial universities.