Decision to re-open schools, colleges likely on Saturday
Published : Friday, 26 February, 2021 at 10:00 PM Count : 228
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ordered to hold a review meeting to reopen the schools and colleges in the wake of gradual disappearance of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Responding to her decision, the Cabinet Division has convened an inter-ministerial meeting on Saturday. The meeting will be held at Cabinet Committee conference room at the secretariat. A decision is also likely to be taken at the meeting, it is learnt.
Cabinet Secretary Khondker Anwarul Islam said the meeting will discuss in details about the reopening of schools and colleges. A decision will be taken about the reopening of schools and colleges taking the opinions of the ministries concerned into account.
It is learnt that the review meeting will be held with the Secondary, Higher Secondary, Technical and Madrasa Education divisions, Primary and Mass Education Ministry and Health Ministry.
Education Minister Dipu Moni, State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain, Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury and secretaries concerned will join the meeting.