Schools to reopen Thursday


The Ministry of Education has decided to extend the closure of all Government and Government-approved private schools islandwide. Accordingly, schools will be closed from 18 July to 20 July. The Ministry further said that the new school term will commence next Thursday (21).

This decision was taken by the Education Ministry Secretary, additional Secretaries, Director of Education (national schools), Provincial Education Secretaries and Provincial Education Directors, following a meeting on Friday (15).

The Ministry has taken this decision based on the current fuel and transportation difficulties.(KK)