28 March 2020 – Closure of all academic institutions until May 31

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Vice Chancellors of DAIs

Overview: HEC Policy Guidance Series on COVID 19. Universities all over Pakistan
Full details here: https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/Pages/Covid-19-Guidance.aspx

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: In wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Government has announced the closure of all academic institution (schools, colleges, universities, and madaris) in the country until May 31, 2020