The Chief Minister of Sindh—Murad Ali Shah has approved the summary submitted to the Chief Minister House earlier requesting early summer vacations in schools throughout the province.
The secretary education made an announcement today that is Monday that the schools would remain closed from the 14th of May until the 16th of July owing to the extremely hot weather in the province.
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He added that the schedule of vacations has been altered for providing some relief and peace to the poor school-going children.
Previously, the education department sent a summary requesting for the early summer vacations for schools throughout Sindh, as the scorching heat continues to hit the entire province.
last year, the education department also announced early summer vacations from the 26th of May until the 31st of July because of blistering heat and Ramazan.
The temperature in the city of lights has risen last week with the temperature reaching beyond 43˚C. This has led to the law enforcers for setting up heatstroke camps throughout the city.
The province Sindh had been witnessing severe hot weather since some past years. The temperatures have soared enough to have resulted in deaths because of heat strokes. In this weather, there is an utmost need for everyone to keep themselves hydrated and to avoid as much as possible unnecessary exposure to the sun.
Summer vacations are the most awaited holiday time for kids and even for some parents. As many families plan their vacations and family trips up country or out of country. Some parents who remain in town try to get their children engaged in summer camps or some fun recreational activities. Children actually look forward to this time of the year as they get a chance to relax and just relax without having any tensions about daily homework and all.