Any decision the Centre will take on reopening educational institutions will be "guided by the advice of Health Ministry", says Shafqat Mahmood. Photo: Geo.tv/file ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood said Saturday that any hasty decision to close educational institutions will "destroy education", in reference to the Saeed Ghani's announcement from the other day that Sindh was delaying the reopening of secondary schools.

Any decision the Centre will take on reopening educational institutions will be "guided by the advice of Health Ministry", says Shafqat Mahmood. Photo: Geo.tv/file ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood said Saturday that any hasty decision to close educational institutions will "destroy education", in reference to the Saeed Ghani's announcement from the other day that Sindh was delaying the reopening of secondary schools.

ISLAMABAD: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Saturday that the health of students is the government?s top priority. Taking to Twitter today, he said: ?Any decision we make will be guided by the advice of Health Ministry. Having said that 6 months closure deeply affected the students.? Read More: ‘Second phase to reopen schools postponed by Sindh govt’ Shafqat Mahmood said the decision to reopen educational institutions across the country was taken with ?great care?.

The scope of investigation for the arrest of accused Abid has been extended to other provinces to ramp up search operations. Photo: Geo.tv/Files The prime suspect of the Lahore Motorway incident, Abid Ali, remains at large even after 10 days have passed since the crime occurred ? when two armed men allegedly gang-raped a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway before robbing her of money and other valuables.

GUJRANWALA: Five schools were shut in Gujranwala after as many as 24 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus emerged there, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to the health department, 164 students were tested for Covid-19, out of whom 24 turned out to be positive. These educational institutions were sealed after detection of Covid-19 positive cases, it said.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif address the media after the joint session of the parliament. Photo: Geo News screengrab ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, on Wednesday lashed out at the Speaker of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, for not letting opposition leaders speak during the joint session of the parliament today.

Gen Bajwa addresses troops during the inauguration of the Burraq Combat Skills Training Complex in Gujranwala. Photo: ISPR GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Gujranwalaon Wednesday where he inaugurated the Burraq Combat Skills Training Complex (BCSTC). During his visit to the city, the army chief was briefed about the Central Command Formations' operational, training and administrative matters.

Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing a joint session of the parliament, on September 16, 2020. ? Geo News Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday lambasted the opposition for their approach to the legislation required by the Financial Action Task Force, saying that their behaviour made it clear that their interests are "at odds with Pakistan's".

Parvez Elahi has been accused of misuse of authority and making illegal appointments in the local government board during his stint as chief minister of Punjab LAHORE: A reference against Punjab Assembly Speaker Chuhdary Parvez Elahi has been sent to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman for approval, the anti-graft body informed the Lahore High Court on Wednesday, The News reported on Thursday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing a joint session of the parliament, on September 16, 2020. ? Geo News Expressing immense sorrow and regret over the recent heart-wrenching Lahore motorway gang-rape, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that a bill for the registration of sex offenders, effective policing, and exemplary punishment for rape and child abusers will be presented in the parliament soon.