KARACHI: The Sindh Education Department’s steering committee meeting was held today with Sindh Education Minister Syed Sardar Ali Shah in the chair.
The steering committee meeting was convened to take a final decision on whether or not schools should be reopened from August 20 in the province.
Officials of the health department briefed the participants about the COVID-19 situation in the province and suggested that schools should be reopened with 50% attendance.
For the first time, representatives of the parents association were also invited to the meeting, the sources privy to the matter said.
Participants were of the view that educational institutions with 100% vaccination should be allowed to reopen. The majority of the participants said that schools should be reopened with strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs.