Secretary Schools Educations in Sindh has forwarded a summary to Provincial Education Minister in which it was requested to extend the summer vacations holidays till 31st July (Tuesday) . It was requested that schools should be open from 1st August (Wednesday).
The reason to delay the school reopening was also mentioned in the summary. It was said that due to General Elections & renovation of schools the vacations should be increased.
General Elections in Pakistan are scheduled to take place on 25th July, 2018 (Wednesday) during which schools will serve as polling stations. During elections school staff will also be used to monitor and conduct the electoral process for which training sessions are also scheduled.
Summer Vacations were announced from 15th May (Tuesday) till 15th July (Sunday), but now it seems that the holidays in Karachi and other parts of the country will be extended.