Discussion on reopening schools in the WP, today

2021-01-20 at 06:42

A special discussion will be held today at the Ministry of Education, focused on reopening schools in the Western Province for students of all grades within the next two weeks.

Minister of Education Professor GL Peiris said health units, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and several other sectors will be part of the discussion.

Minister Peiris said during the discussion a stringent plan will be formulated according to health advice, in order to reopen schools in the Western Province.

He noted schools in the Western Province will reopen for Grade 11 students next Monday, the 25th.

The Commander of the Army General Shavendra Silva said the decision pertaining to reopening schools in the Western Province will be announced in the near future.