Schools in Islamabad will be closed from February 3–11

 Schools in Islamabad will be closed from February 3–11

Schools in Islamabad will be closed from February 3–11

ISLAMABAD: In light of the impending national elections, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training on Thursday announced that educational institutions would be closed from February 6 to 9. This announcement followed those made for Punjab and Sindh.

“It has been decided to declare public holidays from February 6 to 9 in view of the upcoming general elections 2024, which will be held in Pakistan on February 8, 2024,” the ministry said in a statement.

The federal capital’s educational institutions would “reopen February 10 (Saturday),” it added.

In reality, though, the public and private schools would stay closed from February 3 to February 11. The schools would be closed on Saturday, February 3, as they observe two weekly holidays: Saturday and Sunday.

In addition, in observance of “Kashmir Solidarity Day,” the federal government had designated Monday, February 5, as a public holiday. Because of the general elections, the educational facilities would be closed from February 6 to February 9.

The schools would reopen on Monday, February 12, after a nine-day break.

Also Read: Declared public holiday for February 8 polls

On February 8, the day of the general elections, a public holiday will be observed. According to a notification released on Thursday by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

The election authority announced the change. Stating that the nation will able to cast ballots freely and conveniently for the first time in over five years thanks to the holiday.

The development was made public after an important meeting about the state of law and order in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. read more…………….

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