PESHAWAR - The public sector universities of Peshawar have extended three more holidays in winter vacation, and now these universities will reopen on January 01 instead of December 29.

According to a spokesman of Peshawar University, tight security arrangements have been put in place to avert any untoward incident.

An important meeting regarding security situation has also been convened for today to discuss security arrangements for the university.

Responsibilities have been handed over to the Quick Response Force for dealing terrorism related cases inside the campus.

The universities remain closed due to 10-day winter vacation, however, due to the Peshawar school attack, these vacation have been extended to January 01.