The All Pakistan Personal Colleges and Schools Affiliation has introduced a protest towards the federal government’s choice to shut academic establishments because of the third wave of COVID-19.
Speaking to the media on Friday, the affiliation’s president, Malik Abrar, stated that non-public colleges have rejected the NCOC’s choice of college closure for the third time in a single yr.
Because of the faculty closure, tons of of scholars are out of college, whereas hundreds of lecturers have misplaced their jobs.
He questioned the federal government’s choice to maintain parks, purchasing malls, and retailers open, however shut colleges. He complained that the Federal Minister for Schooling and Skilled Coaching, Shafqat Mahmood, has conveniently ignored the affiliation’s calls for.
Malik Abrar alleged that the federal government desires to get overseas funds by maintaining academic establishments closed, and warned that if their calls for will not be met, they may march to Islamabad’s D-Chowk on March 31.
The protests will begin within the capital after which unfold throughout the nation.
The announcement got here days after the federal authorities introduced an extension within the spring trip until April 11 in numerous components of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attributable to a pointy rise in COVID-19 UK-variant circumstances.
Within the final 24 hours, over 4,300 coronavirus circumstances and 63 deaths have been reported throughout the nation.