The government on Thursday again extended the closure of secondary and higher secondary-level educational institutions until September 11 considering the Covid-19 situation in the country.
Talking to UNB, MA Khair, public relations officer of the Education Ministry, revealed the information about the government decision.
“A joint meeting of the Education Ministry, Ministry of Primary and Mass education and the National Technical Advisory Committee was held on Thursday over the issue, “ he said.
The government shut the educational institutions on March 17, 2020 after the country reported its first Covid-19 cases on March 8. Then the closure was extended several times, most recently until August 31.