As the temperature in Punjab province has significantly risen, the provincial government has announced summer vacations in all educational institutions. The summer vacations will start from May 24 and the schools and colleges will re-open on August 15.
The private schools are also bound to follow this schedule in terms of summer vacations. However Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood said that private schools where final examinations are being held can begin summer holidays from June 1.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast spell of rains in different parts of the country starting from Sunday. Cloudy weather with strong gusty winds is also likely in Karachi.