Govt extends closure of educational institutions till October 3

Staff Correspondent

27th August, 2020 01:19:56 printer

Govt extends closure of educational institutions till October 3

The government has extended the ongoing closure of all educational institutions across the country till October 3 in a bid to check corona spread in the country.

Qawmi madrasas will be out of the purview of the closure, according to a press release of Education Ministry.

The Ministry of Education has also taken a decision to provide primary students with auto promotion to next classes.

Confirming the news, Mohammad Abul Khayer, public relations officer of the Education Ministry, told daily sun that the decision aims at ensuring safety of the students.

On July 29, the government extended closure of all educational institutions till August 31.

All educational institutions across the country have remained closed since March 17 following detection of the first Covid-19 case on March 8.


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