NCOC has decided to reopen universities all across the country by February 1st. The meeting was chaired by Asad Umar and the members of the meeting were Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, health secretary, DRAP head Dr. Asif Rauf and other senior officials.
During the meeting, the members were informed regarding the COVID-19 cases in the educational institutions and the implementation of the standard operation procedures (SOPs).
The related stakeholders were also consulted during the session regarding the complete resumption of academic activities in the educational institutions.
After the consultations, the committee decided to reopen universities across the country from February 1.
It is also said that board exams that were due in March and April will now be held in May and June as the children have not yet completed their courses and need time to prepare.
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