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Saturday Sep 03 2022
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Web Desk

Schools, colleges to reopen in Balochistan from Sept 5

By
Web Desk
A teacher displays a flash card to students during a class at a school in Pir Mashaikh village in Johi, a town located between Balochistan and Sindh, Pakistan, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/Files
A teacher displays a flash card to students during a class at a school in Pir Mashaikh village in Johi, a town located between Balochistan and Sindh, Pakistan, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/Files

  • Provincial education minister says decision to open schools in most affected areas will be taken later. 
  • Educational institutes in Balochistan were closed on August 22.
  • Universities were reopened on August 29. 


Balochistan government Saturday decided to open all educational institutions across the province from September 5.

Provincial Education Minister Mir Naseebullah Khan Marri announced the decision to reopen all the schools and colleges on September 5.

The minister said that the decision to open schools in Naseerabad and Jafarabad — areas most affected by the destructive floods — will be taken later. 

The educational institutes in Balochistan were closed on August 22 in the wake of extreme flooding by the above-normal monsoon rains. 

The universities were reopened on August 29.