Shafqat Mahmood announces revised schedule to reopen educational institutions

Shafqat Mahmood convenes education ministers’ conference


Islamabad: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has convened an inter-provincial education ministers conference on 30th of December.

The meeting will discuss matters related to the new semester, reduction of summer vacation, the situation of COVID-19 in the country, board examinations and other issues.

The source said that all provincial education ministers and other senior officials will participate in the meeting via video links.

Earlier today, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood had taken to Twitter to announce that his ministry had started the process of formulating a “formal education policy.”

He directed the development of Pakistan’s education policy for 2021 through an extensive consultation process.

“While we have taken a number of initiatives including single national curriculum, A formal Education policy for the country is necessary,” he wrote on his official Twitter handle.

“So on my direction a process has been started by the Ministry of Education which includes widespread consultation. All suggestions welcome.”

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