Rain emergency: Schools, colleges to remain closed on August 26, 27 across Sindh

Sindh's School Education and Literacy Department confirms closure of schools

Arshad Yousafzai
A representational image. — Facebook
A representational image. — Facebook

KARACHI: All government and private schools and colleges will remain closed for the next two days across Sindh, keeping in view the weather situation. 

The schools will remain closed on August 26 and 27 (Friday and Saturday). 

Provincial Education Minister Sardar Shah said that the many districts in the province are still affected by the floods, adding that schools and colleges are submerged and some have been converted into relief camps.

The minister said that the decision will be applied to all the schools and colleges in the province.

This is the second time this week that schools and colleges have remained closed in Sindh due to a rain emergency. The schools were closed Wednesday and Thursday (August 24-25) as well.

Exams rescheduled

The Board of Intermediate Education (BIEK), Karachi announced a new date for exams that were to take place on August 24 and August 25.

The papers of Arts (regular and private) and special candidates for the HSC annual examination-2022 will now be held on August 29 (Monday) and August 30 (Tuesday).

Karachi University postpone exams 

On the other hand, University of Karachi Examinations Coordinator Dr Syed Zafar Hussain has also announced that examinations that were held on August 26 and 27 in the varsity have been postponed and new dates will be announced soon.