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Govt extends closure of edu institutions until Oct 31

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Published: 14:35, 1 October 2020   Update: 15:31, 1 October 2020
Govt extends closure of edu institutions until Oct 31

The government has decided to extend the closure of all the educational institutions across Bangladesh till October 31 as the coronavirus situation is yet to come under control.

This was confirmed by a press release signed by Abul Khayer, information and public relations officer of the Education Ministry on Thursday (October 1).

In a view exchange meeting held virtually yesterday, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the closure of educational institutions is likely to be extended.

Earlier on March 17, the government ordered all the schools, colleges and universities across the country to shut down soon following the first case of Covid-19 in Bangladesh reported on March 8.

The shutdown has since been extended several times, with the latest one issued on Thursday.

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