BSS-52 No decision yet on reopening of pry schools, says ministry

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PRY SCHOOL-REOPENING

No decision yet on reopening of pry schools, says ministry

DHAKA, Sept 9, 2020 (BSS) – The primary and mass education ministry
is yet to take any decision on reopening of schools but headmasters of
all schools have been informed about the instructions to be taken
before resuming academic activities.

“No environment is created to reopen schools . . . no decision has
been taken in this regard till now. But headmasters of the schools
have been informed about the instructions they have to take prior to
reopening of schools,” senior primary and mass education secretary Md
Akram-Al-Hossain told reporters at his secretariat office here today.

Mentioning the ministry’s decision to keep all schools across the
country closed until October 3, the senior secretary said still there
is long time.

Headmasters of schools have been informed about which instruction
they have to follow before reopening of schools, he said, adding that
the headmasters will take steps to clean schools and ensure
hand-washing facilities and wearing of mask by pupils.

On August 8, the primary and mass education ministry sent a set of
guidelines on the reopening of primary schools in line with the health
safety rules amid the coronavirus to the Directorate of Primary
Education on Tuesday for distribution among the schools.

The directorate has been asked to make a presentation of draft
posters, leaflets and other materials on the steps taken as part of
the preparations.

All educational institutions across the country remain closed since
March 17 following the outbreak of the lethal coronavirus.

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