Relief For Students as Govt Cancels ‘All Exams’ In Pakistan Till June

 Relief For Students as Govt Cancels ‘All Exams’ In Pakistan Till June

Coronavirus has shattered the world’s economy, but on the other side of the spectrum, students are on the seventh heaven when the government cancels all exams till June. The decision is taken when a deadly contagion is spreading across the country hastily, yet, all health facilities and precautions seem to get warped. Relief For Students as Govt Cancels ‘All Exams’ In Pakistan Till June. 

No examinations will take place in the country until June 15, amid a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Federal education minister Shafqat Mehmood on Tuesday announced it.

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, it is declared

“O and A level exams had been canceled. These exams would now take place in the October-November cycle. However, A2 exams will keep running for students who want to appear to apply to foreign universities. It has been directed strictly that after Monday, more than 50 people will not be in one center. For that, we have requested that schools be made venues. The law enforcement personnel will be deployed to maintain discipline. The decision had been taken to address the “health concerns of students and parents. All exams are canceled till June 15 and depending on the spread of the disease may even go further. Cambridge exams had been postponed till Oct-Nov for all grades, while the only exception was for those A2 students who have a compulsion to take [the] exam now.”

Relief For Students as Govt Cancels ‘All Exams’ In Pakistan Till June

The decision comes amid pressure on the government from students, activists, politicians, and celebs to cancel the Cambridge exams. Mehmood said,

“Since the last meeting at the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on April 18, COVID cases have increased. The meeting that day had decided that exams would be held as per schedule.”

A circular of the Interior Ministry, the NCOC decided to impose complete ban on tourism from May

The NCOC intervened to take the crucial decision accordingly

“It is decided to impose inter-provincial and inter-city travel ban during Eid holidays. According to 8-16, including Eid holidays.”

Pakistani Army has been working shoulder to shoulder with govt officials “In 16 major cities with civilian authorities in enforcing SOPs to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The army will also ensure the wearing of masks in public and the closing of non-essential businesses after 6 pm”

We pray that Almighty Allah may save the world from the lethal effects of the coronavirus.

Also Read: Asim Azhar Shows Solidarity with Pakistani Students Amid Exams Announcement

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