The Department for Schools Education extended the duration for winter vacation owing to increase in cold in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to a notification, the schools across Punjab would reopen on January 7 instead of January 1.
Meanwhile KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan also increased the duration of vacations, with schools reopening on January 7.
A wave of cold has gripped the country. Schools in KP and Punjab were to resume educational activities on January 1, 2019.