Asim Azhar said in his tweet, "Congratulations children, now it is God's will to cancel parties and ceremonies and to sit at home till the Corona is not over."
Earlier, he had said in his message that the government was saying that it was conducting examinations for the future of the students. If the students became infected with the corona virus, what would be their future? At this point, it feels like the government has taken it upon itself to take exams this year.
Addressing a press conference along with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Health Dr Faisal Sultan today, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood said that all examinations across the country have been canceled till June 15 due to the third wave of corona virus.
He said that there would be no examinations from today till June 15 and the matriculation and intermediate examinations in May have also been postponed while the situation would be reviewed in the third week of May after which the examination schedule Will be decided.
Presidential Medal-winning Pakistani actress Mahesh Hayat has thanked Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood for canceling the exams.
In his message from the popular social networking site Twitter, she wrote that it was good that you took notice of us.
"It is a wise decision to postpone the exams," she said. Education is essential, but children's health is of paramount importance during the Corona epidemic.
It may be recalled that earlier senior actress Atiqa Odho had suggested to Prime Minister Imran Khan to consider canceling the exams in view of the rising cases of corona virus.