Winter vacations in educational institutes to start from Jan 3: NCOC


ISLAMABAD: 17, DECEMBER, 2021: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) announced on Friday that winter vacations in all educational institutes will commence from January 3, 2022.
The announcement came after the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) meeting chaired Asad Umar.
The meeting was attended by Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan.
In a statement, the NCOC said "During today's NCOC session, it is decided that Winter vacation in education sector will start from 3rd January 22 apart from Fog / Smog hit districts of Pakistan. Federating units will issue notifications accordingly."
It added that "The decision is aimed to ensure vaccination of maximum number of students, which is only possible if educational institutions stay open."
The decision will not be applicable to the areas experiencing extreme weather conditions.
Meanwhile, the NCOC urged parents to have their children vaccinated against coronavirus as soon as possible. (04)

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