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All educational institutions closed from March 17

News Desk : risingbd.com
     
Publish on: 2020-03-16 12:45:09 PM     ||     Updated: 2020-03-16 5:17:24 PM

All educational institutions across the country will remain closed from tomorrow (March 17) to March 31 in order to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Education Minister Dipu Moni announced this at a press conference  at the Secretariat on Monday noon.

Saying that Bangladeshis have been infected with coronavirus after coming in contact with returnees from coronavirus-affected countries, Dipu Moni said all returnees must follow instructions.

She also requestes the students  to stay in their respective homes and remain cautious.

Earlier, Deputy Minister for Education Muhibul Hasan Chowdhury confirmed this to risingbd.

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