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PM Imran summons NCC meeting on reopening of educational institution

ISLAMABAD (City News) Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a session of the National Coordination

Committee (NCC) today to discuss reopening of schools colleges and universities after country continues to see

steady decline in coronavirus cases.

In today’s session, the chief ministers of all four provinces, federal ministers, Special Assistants to PM, civil and

military officials will be present and provide their input.

The Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood will brief the NCC on the SOPs and suggestions regarding

reopening of schools. The committee, in light of recommendations will take final decision.

On the other hand, Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) on Monday decided to reopen

universities and colleges in the country from September 15.

During the meeting it was decided that in first phase universities and colleges will be allowed to reopen from

September 15 under strict implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and in second phase

students of sixth to eight standard will be allowed to return to schools from September 23.

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