Publish: 15 Jan 2022, 04:17 pm
The Education Ministry on Saturday urged the people of the country not to pay heed to any rumour over the closure of educational institutions due to spike in Covid-19 cases.
“Quoting Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, it is being spread in social medical that educational institutions will be closed for an indefinite period, which is a rumour, and the Minister did not give any statement in this regard recently,” it said.
This has been informed in a press release of the Ministry of Education on Saturday (January 15).
It said the education minister had not made any statement in this regard in recent times. The government is regularly monitoring the situation in the wake of the rise in coronavirus infections. The National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on Covid-19 will meet again. Then the matter will be decided.
The agency also said that the government is giving utmost importance to ensure that students are vaccinated at the moment.
The ministry has requested everyone not to pay heed to any rumors in this regard and to refrain from providing advance information.