Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has now come under criticism for giving a green signal to class 9 and 11 exams amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
On Wednesday, Mahmood denied all reports regarding the cancellation of class 9 and 11 exams. “Class 9 and 11 exams will take place according to the timetable of the respective boards. No truth in rumors that they will not be held,” he wrote.
Class 9 and 11 exams will take place according to the time table of the respective boards. No truth in rumours that they will not be held
— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) May 5, 2021
While taking note of the tweet, students once again criticized the education minister for risking their lives.
haye Allah mera dil chain sakoon sb ujar diya😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭SHAFQAT SAB WHYYY?????😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
— Farwah💙 (@abeyy_yarrrrr) May 5, 2021
Yar me jrhe hun zehr khany ajebb:((
— TU MERA PUTR CHUTI KR👉👈💕 (@smile_with_gull) May 5, 2021
— . (@FahadFNNN) May 5, 2021
— queen😇 (@QSawaira) May 5, 2021
Paper zaroor leney hain sbky.hum ne b you exams diye hain na sbko deney chahiye .
— Mariaaaaaa (@mariamumtaz6) May 5, 2021
Chal mera putar chuti kar….
— Zain Khan (@ZainKha48075232) May 5, 2021
Shame on you
— Fantasy World (@Fantasy57421498) May 5, 2021
Given the pandemic and rise in #covid19 cases, I urge the govt to look into the matter of examinations of all students – Year long, students have taken online classes, courses too are left incomplete – the safety and well being of students should be kept in mind @Shafqat_Mahmood
— Hashim khan (@Hashimk67225094) May 5, 2021
But Sir the situation is worsning day by day
— Peter Griffin (@PeterGr11952208) May 5, 2021
Khuda poochay gaa is say😭😭😭
— Malik Waqar (@MalikWa40051993) May 5, 2021
Our academic year will be disturbed by your ego please someone take action @imrankhan
— fateh (@BAh28009155) May 5, 2021
Qasam say manay har jhagaa wo pics upload ke tee aur iss na 5 minute may Sara mood he kharab kr deyaa
— FAYAZ😜 (@Fayaz921) May 5, 2021
Boomers strike again!!!!
— The Lazy Astronaut (@chup_achi) May 5, 2021
Earlier, the government had to cancel postpone O and A level exams after students held protests against the decision risking their lives. Social activist and lawyer, Barrister Hassaan Niazi and Jibran Nasir were the two prominent names who fought the case for CAIE students.