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Home Department instructs closure of Madrassas    

KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department has directed the closure of all educational activities in Madrassas across the Sindh province after the spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.

According to an order, in the exercise of powers under section 3(1) of the Sindh Epidemic Diseases Act 2020 (Act VIII of 2015), the Government of Sindh has directed the closure of all educational activities in Madrassas across the province.

The Secretary, Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department, Sindh, and the respective commissioners of divisions and deputy commissioners in Sindh are empowered under section 3(1) of the above said act to issue further orders, directions, and notices to put this order into effect in letter and spirit to clarify further for implementation purpose.

The deputy commissioners, assistant commissioners, concerned as well as personnel of law enforcement agencies not below the rank of inspector police for the equivalent rank of other law enforcement agencies are empowered under section 3(1) of the said acts to take action on any act contravention of this order or directions/notices issued there-under.

-MN Report

December 19, 2020

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