MINGORA - In the wake of recent agreement between NWFP government and banned Tehrik Nifaz-e-Shariah Muhammadi (TNSM), the educational institutions all over Swat district were opened on Monday after completion of winter vacation. Commissioner Malakand Syed Muhammad Javed while talking to TheNation said, "Though attendance on the first day remained very thin, it is satisfactory." The Commissioner informed that the attendance in certain schools remained from 35 to 40 per cent, adding that reopening of educational institutions before schedule, destruction of schools, displacement of students and teachers, and certain other matters were the main reasons for thin attendance. Newly appointed District Coordination Officer Khushhal Khan visited several schools and he also termed the attendance in schools satisfactory. It may be mentioned here that Khushhal Khan while coming to Mingora for assuming the office was abducted by Taliban militants in Qambar area along with his six security guards on Sunday last. However he was later freed. During his brief chat with media persons, Khushhal termed Sunday incident as part of the game. He didn't made further comments on the incident. However, he expressed satisfaction over the developments being made in the wake of recent peace agreement. It is worth mentioning here that both government and private educational institutions are opened in accord with the announcement made by high-ups in administration. The winter vacation for private educational institutions had already been concluded, whereas the government schools including girls' schools were scheduled to be opened on coming February 29.