All Pakistan Private Schools Federation (APSF) has announced that all private schools across the country will remain closed on Thursday, November 1.
President PSA Kashif Mirza made this announcement on Wednesday evening.
He explained that the decision was taken following the critical law and order situation created across the country after the Supreme Court’s decision acquit a blasphemy convict.
“Due to the reports of protests breaking out Schools have been put on high alert. The transportation services have been suspended in all over Pakistan,” Mirza stated.
“Owing to prevalent law and order situation, students are advised to restrict their movement till the next day to safe & secure as a safety measure,” he added.
Mirza said the association is closely monitoring the current situation and will soon announce the future strategy.
It is to be mentioned here that Pakistan comes to a grinding halt after a three members supreme court bend headed by the chief justice acquitted a Christian woman sentenced to death by a lower court on blasphemy charges.
Following the verdict, protests erupt across the country leading to the suspension of routine life and businesses and trade activities in the country.