LAHORE: Federal Minister for Schooling and Skilled Coaching Shafqat Mehmood on Monday mentioned that the choice to shut colleges is “very tough” and an in depth evaluate of the coronavirus scenario can be taken on March 24.
The minister was addressing a ceremony within the provincial capital the place he additionally spoke in regards to the demerits of on-line schooling.
“The ministry of schooling desires that the tutorial establishments ought to stay open and we took various steps throughout COVID-19.”
Shafqat Mehmood mentioned there is a distinction between in-person and on-line studying and shutting colleges is a really tough determination.
Earlier on Sunday, the minister mentioned that each one schooling and well being ministers will sit collectively on Wednesday and take choices relating to the reopening or additional closure of instructional establishments within the nation amid the rising variety of coronavirus instances.
Taking to his Twitter account, the minister reminded the plenty that the third wave of the coronavirus is critical, due to this fact, it requires cautious evaluate.
“All schooling/well being ministers will meet Wednesday, March 24, on the NCOC [National Command and Operation Centre] to take a call relating to opening or additional closure of instructional establishments,” the minister wrote.
“The well being of scholars, academics, [and staff is of] major consideration.”