KARACHI: The Sindh School Education and Literacy Department on Monday announced the revised timings for all the educational institutions in the province during the holy month of Ramadan.
All the government and private schools in Sindh will now start at 7:30am and continue till 12pm (noon) from Monday to Thursday and on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the school timings on Friday will be from 7:30am to 11am.
On Monday, the federal government also notified timings for public offices during the holy month.
In a notification, the Establishment Division said the public offices coming under the ambit of the federal government would operate from 7:30am to 1:30pm from Monday to Thursday.
Moreover, the public offices coming under the ambit of the federal government would operate from 7:30am to 12:00pm on Fridays.
First Ramadan expected on March 23
Meanwhile, The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast that there is a strong possibility that the crescent for Ramadan 2023 will be sighted on the evening of March 22 (Wednesday).
The update was shared by the Met department’s Climate Data Processing Centre. This means the first of Ramadan is likely to fall on Thursday, March 23 in Pakistan.