FDE announced summer vacation from July 18 to August 01

 FDE announced summer vacation from July 18 to August 01

FDE announced summer vacations from July 18 to August 01

ISLAMABAD, 01 July: The Senate Standing Committee directed the relevant ministry to start summer vacations in federal educational institutions(FDE) from July 1, as decided by the Punjab government.

During a meeting held at Parliament House under the chairmanship of Senator Irfan Siddiqui, the committee members questioned the commencement of summer vacations in Punjab and federation on different dates.

The committee members directed to inform the concerned minister about their concerns on the issue.

Members also directed that summer vacations should be announced in federal educational institutions from July 1 like Punjab.

The federal secretary for education assured that the committee’s instructions would be followed.

Summer vacations for students this year have been reduced to two weeks starting from July 18 to Aug 1.

This was notified by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), which supervises 423 public sector schools and colleges in Islamabad.

Notification by FDE

“Summer vacations will be observed in all educational institutions working under the ambit of Federal Directorate of Education w.e.f 18-07-2021 to 01-08-2021.”

The Senate committee was briefed in detail about the working of different departments of the ministry.

The chairperson of the committee reprimanded the concerned authorities for providing incomplete details and directed them to appear before the committee with full readiness.

He said the education system in the country is in a dilapidated condition.

“It is very unfortunate that our education budget is still only two percent of our gross national income”

“However many countries are spending 10 percent or more of their budgets on education,” he said. goes over 1,000 for first time in a week”

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