Govt extends closure of educational institutions till June 30

Published: 12 Jun 2021     Updated: 12 Jun 2021

Samakal Correspondent

The government has extended closure of educational institutions - all secondary and higher secondary educational institutions along with Ebtedayi and Qawmi Madrasas - across the country till June 30 to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Considering the health and overall safety of students, teachers, staff and guardians and following the advice of the National Advisory Committee on COVID-19, the decision was taken, said education ministry on Saturday.

However, the online academic activities will continue and the students and guardians are urged to follow the health guidelines during the closure.

Earlier on May 26, the Ministry of Education said that all secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions in the country may reopen on June 13 subject to improvement of coronavirus situation.