ISLAMABAD: Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday announced that schools in both provinces would break for summer vacations from July 1, while the Federal Directorate of Education said summer vacations in the capital would be observed from July 18 to August 1.
Punjab Minister for Education Murad Raas, in a tweet, said that the schools in the province would go on summer vacations from July 1 to August 1.
“[During vacations], my request to all the children and their families is to follow SOPs issued by the government,” the education minister said.
Similarly, KP has decided to give summer vacations from July 1-11, during which primary and higher-secondary educational institutions will remain closed.
The National Command and Operations Centre, during a meeting today, reiterated that federating units have the discretion of planning their own summer holidays in their respective educational institutions.
Sindh, meanwhile, did not change its decision of having no vacations this year, with the province’s education minister Saeed Ghani saying that the decision would be reviewed if the temperatures rise.