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Higher Educaton Ministry, UGC closed due to COVID-19 fear: Minister

8 January 2021 10:48 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Higher Education Ministry and the University Grant Commission (UGC) are temporarily closed after having found several persons have been found infected with COVID-19 following PCR tests, Education Minister Prof. G.L. Pieris said.

While addressing in Parliament today, he said several COVID-19 positive cases were found through 50 PCR tests conducted at the UGC and Higher Education Ministry.

Therefore, the Ministry had decided to close those institutions temporarily, Prof. Pieris said.

  Comments - 2

  • Student com Friday, 08 January 2021 12:25 PM

    Useless office better close it forever

    Srilankan Friday, 08 January 2021 03:35 PM

    Close forever, at least water and electricity charges will be saved.

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