Food distribution plan will soon be started by the Punjab government where they will be giving out free meals to 100 primary schools on a daily basis.
Muraad Raas, Punjab Education Minister took to his Twitter account where he shared a thoughtful post sharing lunch with primary school students.
ANOTHER NEW INITIATIVE by Punjab School Education Department. One free meal to our Primary School Children. We are starting this in 100 Schools InshAllah. I thank Allah Wallay Trust for providing the food. This would be great for our Children. pic.twitter.com/6kL4m2bG4W
— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) November 4, 2020
Here’s what Muraad Raas has to say:
“Another new initiative by the Punjab School Education Department. One free meal for our Primary School Children. We are starting this in 100 Schools InshAllah. I thank Allah Wallay Trust for providing the food. This would be great for our children.”
Pakistan education ministers decide to keep schools open during Coronavirus
A meeting was held by Shafqat Mehmood, Education Minister with his provincial peers decided that schools in Pakistan will remain open despite the rise of coronavirus deaths and infections on the rise.
They came up with this decision mutually by all provincial education ministers right after being briefed by health ministry officials regarding the online meeting on the ongoing pandemic situation in Pakistan.
All the provincial participants came up with a conclusion for educational institutions to remain open and there’s no need to wait any longer. Every single member in the meeting agreed to it, accepting the fact that Coronavirus is a disease that won’t leave Pakistan anytime soon and we’ve got to live with it and move on, taking necessary precautions and following mandatory SOPs.
Moreover, Dr Faisal Sultan who’s a Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan for National Health while sharing his views with media stated:
“we are reviewing the Coronavirus data on a daily basis and there is still no way to close educational institutions.