All schools and colleges in the country will be closed till September: PM.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that all schools and colleges in the country will remain closed till September if there is a corona epidemic situation.
She made the remarks while exchanging views with the representatives of the districts of Rajshahi division in a video conference from the Prime Minister’s official residence Ganabhaban on Monday morning.
The Prime Minister said the school-college will not be opened now. School-college will be closed till September. I will open it when the corona infection stops.
She said the clerics have decided to hold a limited congregation in the mosque. Everyone worship at home. Pray that this epidemic will end.
Sheikh Hasina further said, “We will overcome this difficult time.The mill will open again. Our economy will be active again. Disaster will come and it will go away again. The light will come again.”
The Prime Minister spoke to the representatives of Bogra, Chapainawabganj, Joypurhat, Naogaon, Natore, Pabna, Rajshahi and Sirajganj districts today.
In a video conference, the Prime Minister exchanged views with the district administrator, senior police officials, civil surgeons, nurses, politicians, army members, mosque imams, teachers and other professionals on the Corona situation and relief distribution.
The ceremony was conducted by the Chief Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office Ahmed Kaikaus. The program was broadcast live on Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar.
Earlier, the Prime Minister exchanged views on the coronavirus situation in four separate video conferences with 48 districts of Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Barisal and Mymensingh divisions.
Dhaka Bureau Chief, April 27,2020