The Sindh government announced the winter holidays schedule for schools and colleges across the province on Thursday.
An official announcement states that Sindh’s educational institutions would be closed from December 21 to December 31 for winter break.
All of the province’s schools and colleges will resume their regular academic schedules from January 2.
The announcement was made after Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah approved a report that provincial Education Minister Sardar Shah had forwarded to him.
According to the Steering Committee of the Sindh Education Department, the notification applies to all private and public colleges and universities.
The Punjab government has announced the closure of schools and offices in Lahore for three days a week because of the fear of diseases due to rising levels of smog.
According to a notification issued by the provincial government last night, all government and private schools in the Lahore district will remain closed for three days a week.
The notification of the School Education Department said that due to the prevailing smog situation all government and private schools in the Lahore district will remain closed every Friday and Saturday in addition to the weekly holiday on Sunday until further orders are issued.
A notification issued by the PDMA said that due to smog in Lahore the breath of the citizens was being affected so all private institutions and their sub-offices operating in the limits of Lahore will remain closed on Friday and Saturday.