Govt waives off 20 pc tuition fee of private schools

LAHORE: The Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training has announced to waive off 20 percent tuition fee of private schools in Islamabad.

According to a tweet shared by Federal Minister of Education and Professional Shafqat Mahmood the decision will be applicable for schools charging monthly fee more than Rs 8000.

He wrote, “In response to the demand for fee waiver during school closure, it has been decided to give 20% reduction in fee starting from April till the schools reopening. This is applicable to all schools in Islamabad charging over Rs 8000 per month fee”.

Shafqat Mahmood also shared a notification of ministry which says, “in continuation of this authority’s letter regarding closure of all educational institutions till further order owing to spike im Covid 19 cases. Private educational institutions are advised to grant concession of 20 percent in monthly fee of students with effect from April 2021 till reopening of educational institutions. However this policy doesnt apply on PEI charging fee less than Rs 8000.

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