The government on Saturday asked the people not to pay heed to any rumour over the closure of educational institutions due to the spread of Covid-19.
Education Ministry in a press release said, “Quoting Education Minister 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.”
The government is monitoring the overall Covid situation and it will sit with the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid again and decision will take later,” said the press release.
However, now the government is giving priority to ensuring vaccination of all students, it added.
Education Ministry also urged all to refrain providing any information in advance.