20 Apr 2024, 15:40
Update : 20 Apr 2024, 15:43

Assembly in primary schools canceled due to heat wave

Dhaka, April 20, 2024 (BSS)- In view of the ongoing heatwave situation across

the country, the morning assembly of all government primary schools in the
country will remain closed until further notice.

This was stated in a notice signed by Mahbubur Rahman Tuhin, senior
information officer of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, here

The notice also said: "The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education is keeping
a close eye on the prevailing heat wave situation across the country. The
decision has been taken considering the well-being of the students and
teachers of the schools."

Schools and colleges across the country are scheduled to open tomorrow after
the holy Ramadan, Independence Day and Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.

Earlier on Friday, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department issued a heat
wave warning for 72 hours, stating that the ongoing heat wave is expected to
continue in most parts of the country.

Due to the intensity of the heat and high humidity during this period,
discomfort might increase, the notice added.



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