Private Schools Association want schools reopened immediately, rejects govt decision


Private Schools Association Chairperson Malik Abrar and All Sindh Private Schools and Colleges Association Chairperson Haider Ali have rejected the government’s decision to reopen schools from September 15.

the chairpersons said in an interview, that if the government was planning to reopen schools with coronavirus SOPs, then it should do so right away instead of waiting till September.

According to Abrar, the number of cases of the deadly virus have been on a decline in the country. “The government should immediately reopen schools so that this year’s school session in not wasted,” he said.

The private schools’ owners said the government is acting against its claims of education emergency. They demanded that all the schools, madrassas and other educational institutions must be opened immediately under the SOPs. They said students are deprived of education, while teachers are also living under miserable circumstances and they could not be paid salaries.

The owners of private schools said the government must announce a package for the private schools as they have suffered massive losses during to closure. They said they will ponder options of massive protests if the government did not listen to the private schools’ owners.

All the educational institutions in Pakistan are closed since March. The federal government on Thursday announced that all the educational institutions will reopen under the SOPs from September 15 if the health situation in the country improved. Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood said at a press conference that the situation will be reviewed in first week of September and decision about further action will be taken keeping in view the prevailing circumstances.

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