Extreme heat in Punjab province schools will be closed from today at eleven o’clock.
LAHORE: Punjab Education Department has issued instructions to reduce working hours in schools of the province from today in view of extreme heat,according to which school holidays will be from today at 11 am.
This decision has been taken by the Punjab Education Department to protect the children from the ongoing heatwave in Punjab and all the schools have been directed to implement these instructions till the beginning of summer vacation ie 31st July.
It may be mentioned that summer vacations have been announced in all government and private schools of Punjab and in this regard it has been stated in the notification that schools will be closed from June 1 to July 31.
Earlier,in Sindh and Punjab,matriculation students had to undergo rigorous ‘exams’ due to power outages.