KARACHI – Two-month long summer vacation in educational institutes across Sindh would begin from July 1. Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah approved the summary to this effect here the other day.
“The order’s implementation will be ensured strictly across the province,” the education secretary said.
According to sources, this decision has been taken in the view of Ramazan and monsoon starting this July.
The forecast warning of floods in interior Sindh has been the major reason behind the decision, however.
Reportedly, various examinations boards are forced to reschedule dates of papers due to floods in various parts the province.
Senior officials in the Education Department meanwhile said that the execution of the order would be ensured strictly across the province.
DECISION COMMENDED: Citizens and private schools’ associations have praised the provincial government’s decision to observe summer vacations in July and August in the province, and said that the government’s decision is really a voice of the people of Sindh and Karachi as well.
Peak Private Schools Management Association Sindh President Haider Ali has declared the said decision of the government good, and said that the summer vacations in July and August would definitely facilitate the citizens and as well as schools’ managements and their staff.
He congratulated Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq for taking right decision following the desires of the people and educationists.
Private Schools Management Association (PSMA) President Sharfuz Zaman said that the provincial government had given a good message to the people of the province by taking such decision to hold summer vacations in the months of July and August, in which the holy month of Ramazan will be observed in the country.
He said that the decision of the Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and the Education Minister represents the wish of millions of people of Sindh. He said that the decision in this regard is highly commendable.