Lahore, 14th January: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas assured of strict compliance of coronavirus SOPs in schools.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, Murad Raas on Wednesday assured parents that the government will ensure stricter adherence of coronavirus SOPs at educational institutes than before.
Raas took to his Twitter account to share his video on school policy and urged the parents to send their children to school.
My message for parents on opening of Schools in Punjab. pic.twitter.com/UhmIbPbs60
— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) January 13, 2021
In his video message, the minister said, “We are reopening schools in the first phase from January 18 and students of high school will resume classes. In the second phase, the students of primary and elementary schools will resume in-person learning while universities will start classes from Feb 1.”
The provincial minister claimed that no other sector has shown more discipline than schools in implementing COVID-19 SOPs, He also told the parents that the government remained vigilant on this throughout the period when educational institutes were opened previously.
He added, “I request parents to send their kids to schools. The corona SOPs will be followed more strictly than before and we are making the best arrangements for the safety of the children.”
Earlier, the federal government had announced a phase-wise plan to reopen educational institutes from January 18. The educational institutes across the country were closed on November 26 to contain the spread of coronavirus during its second wave.
Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood earlier on 4th January said that the government will make no compromise on children’s health, He also informed of another meeting to be held to review the latest coronavirus situation in the country.
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