Web Desk - Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood stongly rejects rumours that schools across the country would remain closed till October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On his twitter account, Mahmood tweeted that a meeting between all the education ministers would decide the possibility of reopening schools and that too, in a phased manner.
The Minister tweeted that "Some fake accounts in my name are spreading false news that schools will remain closed till Oct. Not true. Education ministers meet on 7th to finally decide with likelihood of opening on Sept 15 in a phased manner."
In July, Mahmood had told a news conference that all educational institutions will reopen on September 15 if the coronavirus situation of the country improves.