Schools to reopen on August 2
Anti-Covid vaccination of all teachers termed mandatory.
A notification issued by the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PERA) on Friday directed to reopen all public and private educational institutions in the federal capital from August 2 (Monday) while anti-Covid vaccination of all teachers is mandatory.
The notification read that the attendance of students will be on a 50 per cent basis while the schools will run from 8 am to 1 pm. Representatives of private educational institutions Malik Abrar Hussain and Chaudhry Obaidullah welcomed the decision.
They assured that mandatory vaccinations of teachers, implementation of anti-Covid standard operating procedures (SOPs) and full cooperation with the government will be achieved in this regard.
According to the Ministry of Education, staff will not be allowed to enter the institution without a vaccination certificate.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 31st, 2021.