Covid19 situation not too dangerous to close all educational institutions: Shafqat


News Desk

The situation of Covid19 pandemic is not too dangerous yet to close all educational institutions in the country, the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood has said, adding that the government is keenly observing the situation in educational institutions but has not yet taken any final decision to close them.

According to media reports, the Education Minister has made these remarks while talking to a private news channel.

Shafqat Mehmood has said that the government is doing coronavirus tests of all teachers and other staff in the educational institutions.

“Covid19 cases are increasing in the country day by day so everyone should strictly follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to protect from the pandemic,” he added.