Govt decides not to close schools, colleges amid rising coronavirus cases


ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to keep schools, colleges and universities opened amid the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.

This was decided in the inter-provincial education ministers conference chaired by Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood here on Thursday.

The health ministry officials briefed the meeting on the overall situation of coronavirus in the country.

The participants of the meeting were agreed that there was no need to close the educational institutions under the prevailing situation.