By: Najeeullah Bhatti
The decision of the government is very welcome that no negligence will be done regarding the health of children and educational institutions will be opened in phases. According to Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Health, the closure of educational institutions has significantly reduced the second wave of corona epidemic. With regard to the opening of educational institutions, it has now been decided that from January 18, 2021, matriculation and intermediate classes will be allowed to take part in the board examinations which are now held in May and June instead of March-April. will go. From January 25, primary and middle level educational institutions and in the last phase, colleges and universities will be allowed to open. However, the Corona epidemic will be reviewed at a meeting of the National Command and Operations Center on January 14 and 15. After the recent meeting, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood and Special Assistant for Health Dr Faisal Sultan said that educational institutions are the future of the country. When Corona’s wrath descended on the world, it was as if everything was turned upside down. The big developed countries were shaken by its onslaught and now more dangerous than its second and first
Try fighting the wave. Needless to say, it will take many years for Corona to repair the economic, social, and social damage it has caused to the world in recent history. Pakistan was fortunate that due to its timely measures and divine grace, the epidemic was not as deadly as other countries, although there is no proud situation in this regard. The phased opening of educational institutions is a wise decision which should be subject to strict implementation of SOPs. Economically troubled Pakistan cannot afford any kind of crisis.