Shafqat Mehmood reminds college students ‘nobody achieved something in life with out onerous work’

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The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood sits in his workplace, carrying a face masks. Photo: File.

ISLAMABAD:  The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood usually sends motivational and significant messages to college students throughout the nation. Wednesday night was no exception, because the minister took to his Twitter account and shared yet one more sound piece of recommendation.

“There is a time in life to study and prepare for challenges of the future. And then a time to enjoy [the] fruits of this labour for the remaining years,” Mehmood wrote.

“No one has achieved anything significant in life without hard work. Looking for shortcuts or free passes is a road to nowhere,” he wrote.

A day in the past, the minister had introduced that on-campus lessons for college kids until grade 8, in districts affected essentially the most by the coronavirus, will stay suspended until April 28, as reported by Geo.television.

While holding a press briefing, the minister mentioned the choice was taken after holding an essential assembly on the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), which was attended by all of the training and well being ministers.

“It has been decided that physical classes will not be held from grades 1-8 till April 28 in districts affected by the coronavirus pandemic,” mentioned Mehmood. “It must be borne in mind that not every district in Pakistan has been affected by [the] coronavirus.”

He had mentioned the training minister of Punjab had knowledgeable him that 13 districts throughout the province have been affected by the coronavirus, therefore on-campus lessons won’t be held there until April 28.

He added that the Sindh authorities had already introduced its determination of suspending on-campus lessons from grades 1-Eight and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had performed the identical.

The minister had additionally mentioned consultations will likely be held whether or not these on-campus lessons will stay suspended until Eid or whether or not they need to be resumed “in some staggered way”.

He mentioned lessons of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 will likely be held beneath strict compliance of coronavirus SOPs from April 19 onwards, in order that these college students can full their preparation for his or her upcoming exams.

“Universities in affected districts will also remain closed and classes will be held online,” he mentioned, including that in different districts, universities will stay open and performance as regular. 

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