Schools in eight cities including Lahore can conduct exams till March 19: Murad Raas

LAHORE (Dunya News) - All public and private schools in eight cities of Punjab including Lahore have been allowed only to take examinations till March 19, this was announced by Education Minister Murad Raas.

In a statement on Twitter Murad Raas said, all private and government schools in eight cities of Punjab will be closed down after March 19, due to surge in Coronavirus cases.

 

The provincial education minister, while allowing the schools to conduct examinations, clarified that any school in violation of the policy would be sealed after Friday.

In another tweet, Murad Raas clarified that the permission has been given only to schools in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujarat and Sargodha.