Riazuddin Ahmed, Secretary of the Universities and Board, said that the annual matriculation exams were scheduled. The secretary of the board said that due to the persistent fear of coronavirus, schools were shut down.
He announced that from 16 March the annual matric exam will start.
According to an official notification issued today, the examination will be held as per the earlier schedule and relevant authorities were asked to issue enrollment cards on time.
The Sindh government has announced that educational institutions in the province will remain closed from March 2, 2020, to March 13, 2020.
Schools in Sindh have been directed to remain closed till March 13 to ensure that “the isolation period of the suspected cases could be completed”, said Saeed Ghani, the provincial education minister as the province confirmed two coronavirus cases.