Time yet to come to reopen schools, colleges: cabinet secy

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DHAKA, August 24, 2020 (BSS) – Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam today said that time has not yet come to reopen the schools and colleges.

“I don’t think the time has come to reopen the schools and colleges,” he said replying to a query in a press briefing after the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet at Bangladesh Secretariat here this afternoon.

He added that the education ministry has been actively working relating to taking decision on the HSC and other exams.

“They will take decision to this end after examining everything (the ongoing corona situation and others) and they are considering the matter with utmost sincerity,” he continued.

Earlier, the government closed down the educational institutions in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic that forced to extend the shut-down time and again.