Punjab Govt extended winter vacations
Punjab government has extended the date of winter vacation for public and private schools across the province until 11th of January 2015.
LAHORE: Punjab government has extended the date of winter vacation for public and private schools across the province until 11th of January 2015.
The provincial government had declared the date of an early winter vocations this year from December 19, 2014 to January 2, 2015 and almost this was the case in other provinces. However, now the Punjab government has decided to extend the winter vacation and now the schools all over the province will open again on Jan 12 (Monday).
Abdul Jabbar Shaheen Secretary (schools education) said the winter break was prolonged in order to ensure full security actions at schools and in the in the meantime raising and construction of boundary walls and other procedures would be undertaken. It is relevant to clarify here that the Higher Education Department had proclaimed the winter vocations till 9th of January (Friday) and now the institutions of higher education all over the Punjab will open again on 12th of January (Monday).