August 28, 2003

Punjab education institutions to remain close from May 8-13

punjab-education-200x140LAHORE – All public and private education institutions across Punjab and Sindh provinces will remain closed for from May 8 to 13 while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan from May 9 to 12 due to upcoming general elections in the country.

In two separate notifications issued on Monday, the provincial governments announced that government schools and colleges will be closed on Wednesday and reopen on Monday in Punjab and Sindh.

According to separate notifications issued in Peshawar and Quetta, the provincial governments announced that government education institutes would remain closed on Thursday to Sunday.

The historic general elections of Pakistan are going to be held on May 11 for which polling stations have be set up in government schools, with teachers performing duties as polling staff.