Government prepares interest-free loan package for small private schools
Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):The government has prepared an interest-free package of loans for low-income private schools, aimed at providing them financial support in this testing time due to COVID-19. This was stated by Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood during a meeting with a delegation of Supreme Council of All Private Schools Association, in Islamabad.
Shafqat Mehmood said the government will make all out efforts to open schools as soon as possible. He said keeping in view the current situation, the summer vacations will be reduced. The Minister said decision regarding the exams scheduled in March, would be taken in Inter Provincial Education Ministers Conference meeting on Monday. He said the meeting will also consult about start of annual educational year in August rather than March.
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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
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