ISLAMABAD - The educational institutions working under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will re-open from January 2 (Wednesday) after weeklong winter vacations.

Director Model Colleges, FDE Tariq Masood told APP that the vacations, which started from December 24, will end on January 1 while the institutes will reopen from the next day. He said thu winter vacations were announced for the students due to the prevailing intense cold weather conditions.

The winter vacations also provided a break to the students after appearing the December tests and they will join again the institutes with renewed commitment and spirit, he said.