Bangladesh Announces Reopening Of Educational Institutions From Mar 30

DHAKA, Feb 28 (NNN-BSS) – The Bangladeshi government announced the reopening of all schools and colleges in the country from Mar 30.

The country’s Education Minister, Dipu Moni, made the announcement after a high-level meeting last night. The minister said, school and college students will attend classes in person initially.

Students of junior classes will resume their academic activates in phases later, she added.

Last week Moni announced that universities will reopen on May 24.

The closure of educational institutions nationwide, ordered by the government, started on Mar 17 last year, as part of the country’s efforts to halt the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The closure has been extended repeatedly and the latest extension was from Feb 14 to Feb 28 (today), in a bid to contain the spread of the virus, in the current cold weather.– NNN-BSS