Punjab authorities on Tuesday determined to reopen all colleges in the province from September 16.
Taking to his official Twitter deal with, Punjab Schooling Minister Murad Raas stated: “All private and non-private colleges of Punjab to open on Thursday (September 16, 2021) with the staggered strategy.”
The choice has been taken after a gathering of the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Raas, nonetheless, added that solely 50% of scholars could be allowed in colleges on any given day.
“Please observe COVID-19 SOPs issued by the federal government. Welcome again,” the minister wrote.
NCOC chief Asad Umar introduced as we speak that the federal government is reopening colleges in 5 districts of Punjab and one district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, from September 16, regardless of different restrictions in these districts remaining intact until September 30.
Earlier, protecting in view prolonged restrictions in 24 high-risk districts amid the worsening scenario of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Punjab authorities had determined to shut all private and non-private colleges in Punjab until September 15 (Wednesday).