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Govt to review decision on school reopening

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has called a meeting of education ministers of all provinces on Wednesday to decide on reopening schools across the country.

According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Federal Education, the agenda points for the meeting are:

Start of the new academic session in August 2021.

Reopening of schools in view of rising Covid-19 cases.

Ensuring vaccination of 100% teachers and staff members.

Actions to strengthen performance for inclusive and responsive education, funding, coordination, and reporting.

Last week, the government decided not to extend summer vacations this year and all schools were instructed to reopen on August 2.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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