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It also sought the cooperation of the media in this regard.

According to the education ministry, no decision has been taken yet on when the educational institutions will be reopened and when the HSC and equivalent examinations will be held due to health risks.

The exams will be taken after the improvement of situation and the date will be announced through the media.

It also urged people not to rely on fake page or social media information.

Besides, decision to reopen educational institutions will be taken when there will be suitable environment, said the handout.

It also urged people not to rely on fake page or social media information.

A fake page named the ‘Ministry of Education Board’ reads, ‘Decision on HSC examination is final. The HSC examinations will start from 15 October maintaining health guidelines. The routine will be published on 1 October - Ministry of Education’, which is completely false and imaginary, it added.

It said the education ministry has a verified Facebook page.The verified page is https://www.facebook.com/moebdgov.

Besides, there will be no Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examination for 2020 and the students will be promoted to the next class through class assessment instead.

The government on Thursday decided not to hold this year's Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC)examinations due to coronavirus pandemic.

Besides, there will be no Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examination for 2020 and the students will be promoted to the next class through class assessment instead.

Meanwhile, the government also extended the closure of educational institutions of the country until October 3 as there has been no marked improvement in the coronavirus situation.

On 16 March, the government closed all the educational institutions of the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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