Lahore schools closure notification issued on LHC orders to combat smog

Punjab School Education Department Wednesday issued a notification about the closure of schools on three days a week in Lahore district only to combat smog on the Lahore High Court LHC orders.

The schools will remain closed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday till further orders.

Earlier, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the Punjab government to issue a notification for a weekly three-day school closure – due to alarming levels of smog in the province.

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On Friday, LHC Justice Shahid Karim hinted at ordering the closure of schools for three days and work from home for two days a week, seeking suggestions from the Punjab government to control the rising smog.