The government of Sindh has made the announcement of the summer vacations and the new academic session schedule for all the private and public schools throughout the province.
Saeed Ghani, the Sindh Education Minister on Saturday has led a steering committee meeting.
The meeting took the decision that the new academic year for 2020-2021 would be starting from the 15th of April and the summer vacations from the present year would be commencing from the 15th of May and last until the 14th of July. Ghani emphasized that the schedule for the summer vacations would not be changed on the pretext of the holy month of Ramazan.
In the mid of speculations about a possible extension in the closure of schools which have been shut until the 13th of March for containing the spread of the virus, he stressed that schools would be reopened on the mentioned date.
He asked the administration and staff of all the schools for resuming their duties from the 9th of March and to ensure the one-time distribution of admit cards among the students of grade 9 and 10.
But, the academic activities would be resuming from the 13th of March, the minister clarified, while the matriculation examinations for class 9 and 10 would commence from the 16th of March.