Sindh govt announces winter vacations
KARACHI: The Sindh Education and Literacy Department on Wednesday announced that all public and private education institutions in the province will remain closed for winter vacations from December 22 to December 31, 2018.
According to the notification issued by the Sindh government, all the educational institutes will reopen on January 1, 2019 (Tuesday) after a 10-day break.
“In pursuance of decision of Steering Committee meeting held on February 12, 2018, It is hereby notified that the winter vacation for all public and private educational institutions in Sindh shall be observed from December 22, 2018 to December 31, 2018,” reads the notification.
The vacations have been announced after keeping the prevailing cold and dry weather conditions in the province.
It is pertinent to mention here that Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, on November 17, had said his ministry will seek help of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the matter of occupation over its [railways] lands.
Briefing the media here in Lahore after chairing a meeting at Railways headquarters to review the progress of PR, he had said his ministry is going to facilitate physically challenged people, in order to make their railway journey easier.
The minister in yet another big announcement from Pakistan Railways had said” there will be 50 percent discount for the students, in the wake of winter vacations (from December 25 to January 10) aimed at to attract them to utilize railway for their trips during vacations.