Sindh culture department has made the announcement that it would be opening all the public libraries from today that is the 18th of January.
As per the shared details, the staff has been directed to ensure strict adherence to Covid SOPs by wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
The provincial culture department had closed the libraries to eradicate the spread of COVID-19 back in September.
It has now taken the decision to lift the lockdown of libraries and has conditioned the Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) for the staff and visitors.
In the meantime, Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani on Sunday said that the schools and colleges in the province would also reopen from Monday (December 18) as per the decision taken during an inter-provincial meeting.
Speaking to media in Karachi, Saeed Ghani said that in the first phase, classes of ninth, tenth in schools, and 11th and 12th in colleges will start from Monday.
“In the second phase, the primary and secondary classes will start from February 01, besides also reopening of colleges and universities from the same date,” he said.
The educational institutes faced closure under extended winter vacations due to the second wave of COVID-19 in the country.
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