Shafqat Mahmood-the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training said on Tuesday that the primary schools across Pakistan would be reopened from the 30th of September, which is tomorrow.
As per reports, he was addressing a press conference. During that, he said that the decision was taken while keeping in perspective the future of the children.
He informed that all the provinces’ consent was taken during the National Command Operation Center’s(NCOC) session.
The education minister said that more than 3 crore students are getting the primary level of education in the country.
He warned that action would be taken against the ones found violating the issued SOPs by the government. These SOPs have been drafted to curb the spread of the virus.
On the other hand, the federal minister for Pakistan Railways-Sheikh Rashid has informed that the revival work on the Karachi Circular Railway project is going on a fast track under the orders issued by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
He also said that he would himself be visiting Karachi after every fifteen days to supervise the work progress and hope that they may be able to make it happen soon.