Educational institutions to remain closed till May 31: Federal Govt
The Federal government has announced that the educational institutions will remain closed till 31st may, 2020 due to spread of corona virus in Pakistan.
The federal minster for education Shafquat Mahmood while conducting press conference said that the educational institutions including government, semi government, and private will remain closed till May 31st.
National Coordination Committee on the recommendation of Inter provincial Education Ministers meeting today has ordered the closure of ALL education institutions in the country till May 31. This includes public and private schools, colleges, universities, & madaris
— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) March 26, 2020
In his tweet Shafquat Mahmood said that,” National Coordination Committee on the recommendation of Inter provincial Education Ministers meeting today has ordered the closure of ALL education institutions in the country till May 31. This includes public and private schools, colleges, universities, & madaris.”
Special Assistant to PM Dr. Zafar Mirza
While addressing the press conference , the special assistant to Prime Minister, Dr. Zafar Mirza maintained to say that Pakistan will be able to get enough quality equipment to control the spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan. He further said that the doctors and paramedics will also be trained on emergency basis so that they could also remain safe while doctoring the patients.
Restriction on congregational prayers
Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri said that he had consulted Pesident Arif Alvi and has recommended that the congregational prayers such as Juma Prayer, and other prayers where mass crowding could happen should be restricted country-wide.
Latest updates of Coonavirus in Pakistan
Amidst the ongoing sparing and increase of corona virus in Pakistan, Sindh and Punjab are the two most hit provinces due to corona virus. Out of 1118 recent updated cases of corona virus cases in Pakistan, 8 have died of the lethal virus in Pakistan. Among the total 1118 cases in Pakistan, Sindh has 421 reported case, followed by Punjab 335. KPK has 121, while Balochstan has 131 reported cases. The Islamabad Capital Territory has 25, while Azad Jamu and Kashmir has only 1 reported case.