Educational institutes to remain closed till May 30
Published : Tuesday, 5 May, 2020 at 5:51 PM Count : 2070
Educational institutions across the country will remain closed till May 30 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Secondary and Higher Education Division secretary Md Mahbub Hossain confirmed the matter.
Upcoming Eid vacation will also be included in this extended holiday, he said adding that a circular in this regard will be issued soon.
The government on Monday extended the ongoing general holiday till May 16 from May 6 to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
Recently Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said educational institutions in the country will remain closed till September next if the coronavirus situation does not improve.
The Education Ministry said they will consider the proposal whether the period of holidayclosure is extended till September.
If it is necessary, then the ministry will take steps as per the Prime Minister’s direction.