Final decision on reopening educational institutions today...

Dhaka, Sunday   24 October 2021

Final decision on reopening educational institutions today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:39 PM, 5 September 2021  

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An inter-ministerial meeting se set to be held on Sunday to take a final decision on reopening educational institutions.

Secretary of Education Ministry (secondary and higher education) Md Mahbub Hossain confirmed the matter to the media and said that the high-level meeting will be chaired by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni.  

All the educational institutions have been remained close since March 17 last year due to coronavirus pandemic. The closure was extended several times. On August 26 this year, the government extended the closure of secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions until September 11. 

On Friday, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moin said primary, secondary and higher secondary educational institutions in the country will reopen on September 12. 

Even after reopening, she said, the educational institutions will have to send mandatory regular reports on abiding by health guidelines and Covid-19 situation.