On Thursday, all private schools will be closed in anticipation of the disturbance sparked by the arrest of PTI leader Imran Khan outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC) building.
The shutdown was announced by Kashif Mirza, head of the All Pakistan Private Schools Federation. “After Wednesday,” he said, “an announcement regarding the resume of activities will be made.”
However, the Board of Secondary Education Karachi stated that the matriculation test will be held on schedule.
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Tomorrow is a holiday in Lahore for all public schools. Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad would also be closed for at least a day.
The KP school education department, on the other hand, has declared a seven-day school shutdown with the postponement of the annual examinations until May 16.