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Secondary schools, colleges in Dhaka, 4 other districts to remain closed on Monday

  • Primary schools to remain open
  • Institutions with air conditioning allowed to operate
Update : 28 Apr 2024, 10:31 PM

All secondary schools, colleges, madrasas and technical educational institutions of Dhaka, Chuadanga, Jessore, Khulna and Rajshahi districts will remain closed on Monday on the advice of the Ministry of Health and the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

However, the institutions that have air conditioning can stay open if their authorities want, the Ministry of Education announced in a circular on Sunday evening.

Meanwhile, primary schools in these areas will remain open as the government has not issued any directive regarding their closing.

The next decision will be announced on Monday.

A moderate to severe heatwave is affecting the country including the capital Dhaka.

As a result, the met office on Sunday again issued a 72-hour or three-day heat alert across the country.

According to the warning, the heatwave may continue from April 28, for the next 72 hours, till the morning of May 1. Discomfort may increase due to excess humidity.

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