13 March 2020 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa closes all educational institutions and bans all official gatherings in the province

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Health and Education Minister

Overview: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Friday decided to close all public and private educational institutions in the province until April 5 and imposed an immediate ban on all official gatherings until further orders over the fears of coronavirus outbreak.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1540748/kp-closes-educational-institutions-over-coronavirus-fears

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government