School winter vacations in Punjab; check latest update on additional holidays

LAHORE – Citizens in Punjab have urged the Punjab government to give another extension in school winter vacations due to dense fog and severe cold wave.
The schools are set to reopen across Punjab on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, after extended winter break.

Earlier, the Punjab government extended winter vacations till January 9, 2024.

Owing to the harsh weather conditions, parents are demanding another extension to save students from weather-related ailments.
Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi has already made it clear that the government has not decided on any extension.
He said that the government could consider additional holidays on the suggestions of the education department.

He expressed concern over the alarming increase in smog as Lahore and other cities topped the grim list of cities with poor air quality.