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Students aged 12 to be brought under Covid-19 vaccine coverage

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Students aged 12 will be brought under Covid-19 vaccine coverage, said Education Minister Dipu Moni on Friday.

“We have already made preparations to reopen the schools and colleges. We have fixed September 12 to reopen schools and colleges as per the instructions of the Prime Minister. Most teachers have been vaccinated as part of the implementation of the decision. In addition, 12-year-old students will also be brought under the vaccine coverage,” said the minister in reply to a question from journalists after joining a programme at Sadar upazila in Chandpur.

About taking SSC and HSC exams, Dipu Moni said, “The examinations will be held as per the previous announcement. Preparations are underway to take SSC examinations in mid-November and HSC in December.”

About BNP founder Ziaur Rahman’s grave she said, “The matter is a historical fact. Everyone knows how he was buried that day. What the Prime Minister has said in parliament about Zia’s grave is true. More truth will come out about this.”

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