HSC exams uncertain
Staff Correspondent: All educational institutions including schools and colleges will remain closed till September if coronavirus pandemic continues.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday in her introductory speech during the videoconference with officials of districts under Rajshahi division on coronavirus situation.
“We won’t reopen schools and other educational institutions now, at least till September. These schools, colleges and other educational institutions will remain closed as coronavirus outbreak continues…,” the premier said.
“We’ll reopen those when it (coronavirus) will stop,” she said.
The videoconference started at 10am at the prime minister’s official Ganabhaban residence.
Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and private TV channels and radio stations broadcast the videoconference live.
Earlier, Sheikh Hasina exchanged views with the public representatives and officials of 48 districts of Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, Syhet, Barishal and Mymensingh divisions in four phases via videoconferences on the current coronavirus situation.
During the videoconferences, the prime minister announced various stimulus packages and steps to offset the COVID-19 fallouts as well as gave different directives to the elected public representatives and officials to contain the deadly disease.
In a situation, the upcoming HSC examinations could be deferred till September, hinted the educationists of the country.