Lahore, 10th March: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood is once again trending on social media after he made an important announcement regarding the educational institutes.
According to the report of Baaghi TV, Shafqat Mahmood announced on Wednesday the decision taken by the NCOC to close schools from Monday, March 15 to March 28 in seven cities of Punjab.
The minister said that schools in some cities of Punjab, and Peshawar are closing down for two weeks due to rising coronavirus cases, however, the schools in Sindh and Balochistan will continue with a 50% attendance-system.
2/2 Educational Institutions in Sindh and Baluchistan would continue with 50% attendance every day. In Punjab spring break will start from Monday March 15 to March 28 in the following cities and all education institutions: Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Multan, 3/3
— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) March 10, 2021
He also informed that in Islamabad schools will also shut down and the AJK government will decide what to do for schools in Muzaffarabad.
Excited students across the country took to Twitter to post several memes. Students from Punjab and Peshawar thanked the minister for taking the decision while a few from Sindh and Balochistan opposed the announcement.
Following hilarious memes will sure to make you laugh:
— JahanZaib (@JahanZaibb_) March 10, 2021
— 𝙈𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙠 𝙈𝙪𝙗𝙖𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙧. (@Mubashar_says) March 10, 2021
Someone even called him ‘PM of Punjab Students’:
— Syed Zaighum Kazmi (@syedzaighum110) March 10, 2021
However, his decision did not go well with the students from Sindh and Balochistan:
— M.Ahmed(LQ❤) (@Ahmed22365250) March 10, 2021
— ansharah🌸 (@heyitsansharah) March 10, 2021
— ᎷᏒ ᏗᏒᎩᏗᏁᎧ (We the Gladiators💜) (@ShakeebAryan) March 10, 2021
Students who are giving exams shared their grievance like this:
— Uswayyy🐇 (@CricketForLife8) March 10, 2021
— Paم۔کz (@ig_pakmemez) March 10, 2021
Some students who are getting back to online classes shared:
— Ehشام Fida 🇵🇰 (@eh_sham_fida_) March 10, 2021
— Chotiypa Memes (@callmesaiim) March 10, 2021
University students also proposed their demands to Shafqat Mahmood for closure:
— Sajjad Ahmad (@sajjadahmadm) March 10, 2021
Next level demand by the students who want their exams to be postponed after long breaks:
— Anas Zain (@parrh_ly_Anas) March 10, 2021
Last but not least, the situation of parents every time schools closure is announced:
— Syed Zain Ibrahim (@SyedZainIbrahi1) March 10, 2021
All jokes aside, it should be noted that coronavirus cases are on a rise as is the positivity rate, so it is advised to wear masks, stay home and stay safe!
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