Opening of edn institutions may be delayed, says Dipu Moni

Staff Correspondent

13 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni on Friday said opening of educational institutions may be delayed, if the coronavirus infection rate continues to increase.

She made this comment while responding to a question from reporters after a program at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka on Friday afternoon.

“We are monitoring the situation of coronavirus every day. The concern of health risk of teachers, students, staff and parents is the most important issue for us,” she said.

“If the coronavirus is on the rise, we will reconsider the decision as advised by the National Advisory Committee.”

Earlier, after an inter-ministerial meeting on February 27, the minister said schools and colleges would reopen on March 30.