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Dipu Moni to hold press conference today on overall situation

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:22 AM, 30 September 2020  

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni

The educational institution has been remained closed for more than six months due to coronavirus pandemic. In this situation, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni will exchange views with journalists on various issues of educational activities. 

The Minister will hold the press conference through online at 12:00 pm on Wednesday. Deputy Education Minister Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury will also join the conference. 

According to the ministry source, the education minister is expected to talk about whether to extend the vacation of educational institutions beyond October 3 and when to hold the postponed HSC exams. 

Earlier, the education minister told reporters after a programme at International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka's Segun Bagicha on Tuesday afternoon that she will take questions from the journalists at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday.

All of the educational institutions have been shut since March 17 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Besides, HSC and equivalent examinations have been postponed that were scheduled to begin on April 1. The ministry scrapped JSC and JDC exams for the eighth graders.