In view of the alarming situation of Corona virus, the Punjab government has issued a notification to close all public and private schools in the province.
A notification issued by the Punjab Education Department said that schools across the province would remain closed till Eid.
According to the notification, the decision to close the schools was taken in view of the alarming situation in Corona.
Earlier, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood while talking to media after the National Command Operations Center (NCOC) meeting had said that there would be no examination this year due to Corona.
Shafqat Mahmood had said that all the exams would be canceled by June 15, but a final decision would be taken in the third week of May after reviewing the situation.
Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood had further said that the examinations could be held till July and August while the O-level examinations would be held in October and November.