RAWALPINDI: The summer vacations in government schools start from today (Sunday). On the direction of the Punjab government, all schools under the Punjab Education Department would observe summer vacations from June 1 till August 14. Private schools are expected to start their summer vacations from June 15. Furthermore, the Punjab government has issued a notification that the private schools would not receive the fee during summer vacations or else their registrations would be cancelled. online
Travellers would require polio vaccination from today
ISLAMABAD: The polio vaccination certificates have become mandatory for the travellers from Pakistan to foreign countries from today (Sunday). According to the Ministry of Health Services, provinces have been issued one million health certificates. Officials from the ministry said that the district health officers, medical superintendents, and EDO health would be the authorised officers for issuing polio certificates. All major government hospitals and airports in the provinces would have special polio counters. At airports, the officials from the Civil Aviation Authority and Health Ministry would issue vaccination certificates. It is mandatory to carry passports and present them at the polio counters. Polio cells have been formed at PIMS and other hospitals in the city.
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