PESHAWAR: Because the variety of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) jumped by 29 on Monday, the provincial authorities cancelled all upcoming college examinations whereas saying that each one faculties within the province will stay closed till Might 31.
This was introduced by the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) Elementary and Secondary Training Division (Okay-PESED) in a notification on Monday. It added that the period of this closure will probably be thought-about as summer season holidays.
The notification added that board examinations or another inner examination or evaluation, scheduled within the non-public faculties and academies, shall additionally stand postponed till Might 31.
Following the directives of the Okay-PESED, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Non-public Faculties Regulatory Authority (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa PSRA) issued a separate notification which stated that each one non-public faculties and tuition academies can even stay closed till Might 31.
CM warns in opposition to hoarding
Amid studies that flour shares are low at shops throughout the province, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday warned that strict motion will probably be taken in opposition to these creating a synthetic scarcity of the important commodity available in the market and mountaineering costs.
In a press release on Monday, the chief minister stated that he had directed district administrations and different related departments to stay vigilant in opposition to hoarders and take motion the place crucial, including that he was monitoring the market scenario every day by means of the district administrations.
He urged elected representatives to go to markets of their respective hometowns and constituencies to make sure that all important gadgets can be found.
In the meantime, Adviser to the CM on Info and Public Relations Ajmal Wazir visited totally different markets within the provincial capital and met with grocery retailer homeowners and the general public. He inquired in regards to the supply of presidency companies from them.
The adviser assured that there isn’t any flour disaster within the province with adequate shares to final till the top of Might. He added that wheat is being provided in all districts of the province as per their necessities.
Lockdown in Peshawar
All markets, enterprise centres and buying malls remained closed on Monday for the seventh consecutive day of the continued lockdown imposed by the provincial authorities to comprise the unfold of Covid-19.
The historic Qissa Khwani Bazaar, Khyber Bazaar, Karimpura Bazaar, Meena Bazaar, Sadar Bazaar, buying centres on the College Highway within the provincial capital wore a abandoned look.
The provincial authorities has prolonged the lockdown until April 7. Nevertheless, the grocery, medication and important gadgets retailers stay open.
Printed in The Categorical Tribune, March 31st, 2020.