ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): Federal Minister for Education and
Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday announced that
all the schools would resume regular 5-day classes from March 1.
In a statement issued on Twitter, the federal education minister said
that all schools will go back to regular 5-day classes from Monday,
March 1. “Restrictions imposed in some major cities on schools to
conduct staggered classes was only till Feb 28,” he added.
Shafqat Mehmood said that the announcement applies to every
educational institution in the designated cities where restrictions had
been imposed. “Allah SWTs infinite mercy that we are returning to
He further clarified that all educational institutions will continue to
observe normal corona SOPs such as physical distancing, mask-
wearing and ensuring hand washing facilities.