KARACHI. The annual sensible examinations for grade ninth and 10th have been deferred until August eighth, the Board of Secondary Schooling Karachi Chairman (BSEK) Syed Sharaf Ali Shah mentioned on Friday.
The BSEK has made the choice in gentle of the provincial authorities’s orders to impose an instantaneous lockdown in an try to regulate the quickly rising coronavirus circumstances within the metropolis.
The chairperson mentioned that the sensible exams of the science and common teams of grade ninth and 10th will start from August 9 and can proceed until August 17.
“We’ve made the choice for the protection and comfort of the scholars and lecturers throughout the imperiling state of affairs,” mentioned Shah.
He mentioned that the headmasters and ideas of the colleges registered underneath the BSEK have been directed to strictly comply with the usual working process (SOPs) to forestall the unfold of the contagion throughout the sensible exams.
The SOPs embody use of face masks, social distancing and different cautions.
Sindh authorities imposes lockdown
The Sindh authorities has determined to impose an instantaneous lockdown until August Eight because the province continues to battle the damaging surge in COVID-19 infections.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah headed a gathering of the coronavirus job drive earlier on the day, which was attended by provincial ministers, medical consultants and representatives of the Pakistan Medical Affiliation (PMA).
As per the assembly’s choice, the lockdown goes into fast impact tomorrow (Saturday) and can final until August 8.
“No matter we’ve notified is after consultations and taking NCOC on board,”mentioned the CM in a press convention after the assembly.
He mentioned that no exams will happen from Monday-Friday and the 2 weekends that fall inside the lockdown interval.
The Sindh chief minister urged all of the media individuals to encourage everybody to get vaccinated, as all vaccines provide safety.
He mentioned that within the subsequent 9 days, individuals ought to “overlook about the whole lot else, and simply give attention to getting vaccinated”.