Schools, colleges to remain closed till September if necessary
Published: 11:33 AM, 27 April 2020 Updated: 03:10 PM, 1 May 2020
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a videoconference with officials of the eight districts under Rajshahi division on coronavirus situation. Screenshot taken from Television
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said if the coronavirus situation in the country will not be normal, all schools and colleges will remain closed till September next. The Prime Minister said this on Monday while holding a videoconference over coronavirus.
"We won’t reopen schools and other educational institutions now. These schools, colleges and other educational institutions will remain closed till September," she said.
The videoconference begun at 10:00 am at Prime Ministers' official residence Ganobhaban in the capital. The public representatives, administrations, doctors and health workers, representatives of law enforcement and the armed forces of the eight districts under Rajshahi division joined the videoconference. The program has been conducted by the Chief Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office, Dr. Ahmed Kaikaus.
The districts are - Bogura, Chapainawabganj, Joypurhat, Naogaon, Natore, Pabna, Rajshahi and Sirajgonj.