Higher Education Department, Government of the Punjab has extended summer vacations till 19th August (Sunday). All the government and private schools, colleges, educational institutions, universities will now remain close till 19th August.
School students have said that it is a good step as in Ramazan it is very difficult to go to schools whereas some students have criticised the decision and have said that there are many vacations in a year and this extended vacation will hurt the studies.
O’level schools in Sindh will open from 1st August whereas Matric system schools in Sindh will open from 1st September. It is to be mentioned that four to five holidays (14th August, Eid holidays) will fall in August.