Lahore: The Government of Punjab’s School Education Department has officially extended the winter vacation period for all public and private schools within the province until the 9th of January, 2024. According to the notification dated 30th December 2023, schools are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, the 10th of January 2024, resuming a full and normal week for all classes.
The notification also reaffirms that the existing mandate for wearing face masks within school premises remains in effect.
The Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the concerned districts have been directed to ensure compliance with the order. This extension comes as a response to the intense winter conditions, aiming to protect the health and well-being of students across Punjab.
The School Education Department is expected to disseminate further information and instructions regarding the extended vacation and health safety protocols.