Educational institutions to stay shut today as more rains expected

Due to the expected rainfall, the Sindh government has decided to keep educational institutions closed in Karachi and Hyderabad divisions on Thursday (today).

The announcement was made by Education Minister Syed Sardar Shah late on Wednesday night. However, private school associations had already announced that the schools would remain closed.

Later, the School Education and Literacy Department wrote on social media that “due to rain emergency, all government and private institutions, under the jurisdiction of the SLED will remain closed on Thursday”.

The provincial minister for universities and boards, Ismail Rahoo, also announced a holiday at universities today due to the prediction of more heavy monsoon rains. The spokesperson for the University of Sindh said in a statement that the varsity would remain closed.