Islamabad, Oct. 19 (ANI): In the wake of a series of terror attacks across Pakistan, the federal government has decided to close all schools and colleges for at least a week.
According to the Daily Times, all government-run educational institutions and prestigious private colleges have been ordered to remain shut in all major cities, cantonments, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistani-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the City School, Grammar schools and the Beaconhouse School System have also decided to close their institutions for three days.
The decision would not affect schools and colleges run by provincial governments and other private sector institutions.
Students living in hostels have also been asked to go home due to security concerns.
The private Roots School System also announced the closure of its institutions in Islamabad. (ANI)