Government of Gilgit-Baltistan Civil Secretariat (General Administration Department) has issued the official letter on 6th March, 2020 in connection with notification of local holidays Due to CoronaVirus 2020 Gilgit-Baltistan.
In continuation of Education Department Gilgit-Baltistan Notification No. SEC-Edu-!(3)/2019 dated 2nd March, 2020 the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan is pleased to close all the Schools and colleges (Both Public and Private), Universities and their Sub-campuses and Madaris across Gilgit-Baltistan with effect from 9th March till 14th March, 2020. Moreover, the Elementary Board Exams scheduled in various districts of Gilgit-Baltistan are hereby postponed till 14th March, 2020.
The federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Islamabad may also reschedule the SSC exams in Gilgit-Baltistan accordingly.
The above decisions have been taken as a preventive and pore-cautionary measures for COVID-19 CoronaVirus on the advice of Health & Populations Department Gilgit-Baltistan in the best public interest.