Sindh Education and Literacy Department has clarified that there will be no extension in summer vacations for public and private schools and colleges. Rumors started circulating on different social networking platforms claiming that the Sindh Government has decided to extend the summer vacations due to inclement weather and Ashura.
Schools and colleges in Punjab will reopen on 1 August, Monday, as originally scheduled, the Punjab School Education Department (SELD) has said. The provincial government has not considered any proposal regarding extension of summer vacations, a spokesperson told BBC Urdu via social media.
The summer vacations in educational institutes in the province took effect on 1 June, Wednesday. Summer vacations will end on 31 July, Sunday. The academic process across the province will resume on 1 August, Monday, as earlier notified by the Sindh Education Department (SELD).