The Punjab government has announced two-phase winter holidays in schools in the province in an effort to control smog. The notification issued by the education department was presented in the Lahore High Court on Tuesday.
Apart from 12 cities in Punjab, winter vacations will start from December 23 and will continue till January 3. The decision follows a court order directing the government to take steps to control smog in the province.
Holidays in these cities will begin on January 3 and will continue until January 13, according to orders from the National Command and Operations Center.
1. Rawalpindi2. Rajanpur3. Rahim Yar Khan4. Muzaffargarh5. Mianwali6. Layyah7. Jhelum8. Dera Ghazi Khan9. Chiniot10. Chakwal11. Bhakkar12. Attock