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Closure of primary schools, kindergartens extended till May 22

Closure of primary schools, kindergartens extended till May 22

The closure of all types of government and private primary schools and kindergartens has been extended till May 22 to protect students from coronavirus infection, a statement of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education said on Sunday (Mar 28).

“At this time, students will stay in their respective residences to protect themselves and others from coronavirus infection. Besides, online education activities will also continue,” said the statement.

It further said that the students have to abide by the instructions and disciplines issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, Cabinet Division, Ministry of Public Administration and Health Services Department.

Earlier, the decision to reopen all educational institutions at primary, secondary and higher secondary levels from May 23 was announced by the Ministry of Education on Mar 25.

All educational institutions of the country have been closed since Mar 16 last year due to the coronavirus situation.