Karachi (Staff Report): Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah on Monday approved a summary seeking early summer vacations in the schools across the province.

The Sindh Education Department has on Sunday sent a summary seeking early summer vacations for schools across the province.

The secretary education announced on Monday that the schools would remain closed from 14 May to 16 July due to extremely hot weather in Sindh.

Last year, the education department had announced early summer vacations from May 26 to July 31 due to sweltering heat and Ramazan .

The temperature in the port city shoot up last week with mercury soaring past 43˚C, with law enforcers setting up heatstroke camps across the city.