Balochistan Govt Announces Long Term Winter Vacations in Schools

Balochistan Govt Announces Long Term Winter Vacations in all private and public schools in winter zone districts/areas of Balochistan. The Education Department of Balochistan issued a notification regarding the long-term winter vacations.

The long-term winter vacations will start from 16 December 2022 to 28 February 2023. The Director of Education ( Schools) Balochistan and Managing Director Balochistan Education Foundation ( BEF) is directed to ensure the implementation of the instructions in letter and spirit.

Balochistan, the largest of the four provinces of Pakistan, spreads over an area of 347,190 sq, Kms., forming 43.6 percent of the total area of Pakistan. The climate of Balochistan is characterized by very cold winters and warm summers. Winters are mild on the plains with the temperature, never falling below the freezing point. Kalat, Quetta, and Ziarat are the coldest areas of Balochistan.

During the month of December – February there is heavy snowfall in Balochistan areas and Province shivers with cold spells during these months. All educational institutes remained closed during peak months.

Earlier in the week, Sindh and Punjab Governments also announced the Winter vacations in the public and private schools and colleges. Punjab announced the winter vacation in two phases. Sindh’s winter vacation will start on 20th December and will end on 01 January 2023.

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