Thousands of educational institutions including Universities, Colleges and Schools across the country are being opened on Tuesday, ending a six-month long closure due to COVID-19 pandemic.
According to an announcement of Education Ministry, all higher education institutions, imparting education to the students from class nine to twelve and above are going to resume classes today.
Earlier, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood had announced the reopening of some 300,000 educational institutions in three phases to avoid another wave of the virus.
Over 30,000 religious seminaries across the country would also be reopened in phases from today.
According to the SOPs issued by the government, masks will be mandatory for all teachers and students, while the administrations of the educational institutions will ensure availability of sensitizers at the entry gates.