Wed, 08 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Schools open tomorrow ensuring children’s health: Minister

10 January 2021 07:03 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Considering the current COVID-19 situation in the country, all schools  except those in the Western Province (WP) and schools in isolated areas, will be opened tomorrow (11).

Accordingly, the schools with grades 2 to 13 will open for the first term for the year 2021, ensuring the health of the children, Education Minister Prof. G.L.Pieris said.

A discussion in this regard was held at the Ministry today.

"The decision of opening schools from tomorrow is not a coincidence. It will be done according to a well-prepared plan. We have developed a programme to monitor the implementation of it and ensure it is applied step by step in every school," he said.

Meanwhile, Eastern Province Governor Anuradha Yahampath said all schools, except the 32 schools which are situated in isolated areas due to COVID-19 pandemic, will be opened tomorrow.

Accordingly, 25 schools in the Kattankudy area, five in Kalmunai area, one school in Thirukkovil and another school in the Ampara zone will not be opened tomorrow. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 2

  • Fuller Sunday, 10 January 2021 07:34 PM

    to spread more corona? well done

    Lol Sunday, 10 January 2021 09:48 PM

    Teachers going to have a fun. G L PEIRIS GOING TO CRY.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment





A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter