Punjab announces schools winter holidays for another week amid cold weather

LAHORE – Winter vacation in Punjab schools has been extended for another week due to cold weather conditions, Punjab interim government announced Wednesday.
In an announcement, Punjab interim chief minister Mohsin Naqvi said classes for school students in Class one and below (Nursery, Prep, and KG) will remain suspended for one week.

The government announced additional holidays for young learners as Met Office predicted cold and dry weather across Punjab and fog is expected to prevail in the region.

Punjab CM Naqvi said the government decided to also postpone exams after the death of dozens of children due to pneumonia.
Earlier, Punjab government announced change in schools’ timings and now classes are starting at 9:30 am from January 10 till January 22.
Schools winter vacations extended till January 15