Religious parties protests: education institutes to remain close for next two days


Lahore, Nov. 26 (TNS): The Punjab government on Sunday ordered all educational institutes to remain closed for the next two days owing to the law and order situation in the province.

The decision to keep schools, colleges and universities closed on November 27 and 28 was taken following protests by religious parties across the province.

The District Education Authorities (DEAs) Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) have also issued orders to the relevant officials. “The Competent Authority has announced two days (November 27 and 28 2017) closure of all public and private schools.

All field officers and head teachers are requested to inform parents to not send students to schools during these two days. All schools (public and private) will remain closed”.

All educational institutions across the province have been direct to open from Wednesday, November 29 onwards.