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Educational institutes to remain closed across Karachi


KARACHI: All educational institutes will remain closed on Monday 27 November in Karachi due to the ongoing law and order situation across the nation, ARY News reported.

The University of Karachi will also remain closed on the directives of Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. Earlier, the university’s spokesman has said that it will remained open and semester examinations will be held as scheduled.

All examinations at Dow University of Health Sciences have been postponed and rescheduled dates will be announced later, said Controller Examination Dr. Amanullah Mangi.

Dawood Engineering University also announced all examinations are postponed due to law and order situation in the city. The administration said that the university will remain closed tomorrow, while new dates for exams will be announced soon.

NED University of Engineering and Technology will also remained closed. The tests for Masters programme has been postponed and next date will be announced soon. Sir Syed University have also been postponed examination, said Hamid Daccani, Deputy Director Information.

Schools and Colleges to remain closed

Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab also said that all private and public schools had colleges will be closed. National Private Schools Association also announced that all schools will remained closed.

This has placed thousands of students in uncertainty due to the law and order situation in the city.

“Karachi University administration, in uncertain circumstances, at last minute postpones exams and closes the university,” said a student as the university first announced that that exams had been postponed.

Punjab education institutes closed

Meanwhile, all educational institutions in Punjab will remain closed for next couple of days in wake of Islamabad operation against protesters camping out at Faizabad Interchange.

The decision has been taken after keeping the law and order situation of province in view, the provincial minister for education said. The academies in Islamabad will also remain closed tomorrow.

Hundreds of Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) workers have been camping out at Faizabad Interchange in protest for over 20 days, seeking action against those involved in now-withdrawn amendments in the oath taken by parliamentarians.

The government launched a crackdown against the protesters on Saturday to clear the arterial traffic intersection. However, the police remained failed to disperse the demonstrators and situation still remains tense.


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