Educational institutions across the country shall be reopened in three phases from January 18. This decision is an outcome of inter provincial education ministers meeting held on Monday.
Addressing a press conference after the meeting, the Federal Minister for Education, Shafqat Mahmood informed that in first phase 9 to 12 grade classes would resume from January 18 while in second phase classes 1 to 8 will be recommenced from January 25.
In the final phase, all higher educational institutions shall be reopened with effect from February 1. The teachers and administrative staff would be allowed to join their respective institutions soon after winter vacations from January 11.