Closure of educational institutions likely to be extended

Sun Online Desk

22nd October, 2020 09:10:02 printer

Closure of educational institutions likely to be extended

The Ministry of Education has decided to extend the ongoing closure of all educational institutions across Bangladesh due to coronavirus pandemic.   

Sources at Ministry of Education and Primary and Mass Education confirmed the matter on Thursday saying that the educational institutions are not going to open as Covid-19 situation is still alarming. So, closure will have to continue. The decision will be announced on October 29. Under this present situation, online, radio, television classes will continue.

Prof Syed Golam Faruk, director general of Secondary and Higher Education, said “The closure of educational institutions may be extended but period of extension is not fixed yet. Ministry of education will notify it soon."

Mentionable, educational institutions of the country have been closed since March 16 due to coronavirus pandemic.