LAHORE - The Punjab government announced that all schools in the province would start the annual summer holidays from June 1 till August 14.

A notification to this effect was issued by the Punjab Education Department. The vacation had been announced in all schools and colleges due to the unbearable intensity of heat. The government also asked the private schools who want to establish summer camps to manage their time from 7:00am to 11:00am.

On May 29, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government notified the schedule.

In  plain areas, primary schools will remain closed from June 1 to August 31, 2014 (3 months) while middle, high and higher secondary schools will observe summer vacations from June 15 to August 31, 2014.  In hilly areas, all the schools will remain close from July 1 to July 31, 2014 (1 month), said a notification issued here by the Elementary and Secondary Education Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.