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Five districts of Khulna close schools due to cold wave

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Update: 2024-01-23 15:31:47
Five districts of Khulna close schools due to cold wave

Authorities in five districts of Khulna division closed all primary and secondary-level education institutions from today as the temperature dipped below 10 degree Celsius.

The order will remain in force until further notice, according to the Department of Primary and Secondary Education in the division.

The five districts are Khulna, Jashore, Meherpur, Chuadanga and Kushtia.

The government recently ordered primary and secondary schools to suspend classes in any district where the maximum temperature drops below 10 degree Celsius during the winter season.

In light of the government's decision, the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education in the five districts announced the suspension of classes.

"As per the direction of the government, we asked the education officers to suspend all classes of Primary and Secondary-level schools under the five districts due to the cold wave," Deputy Director of Primary Education in Khulna Division Dr Moslem Uddin told today.

Khulna District Education Officer Farhana Naz, in a notification, said all educational institutions of the five districts under Khulna Division have
been ordered to close as the temperature dropped below 10 degree Celsius.

The educational institutions will remain shut until the maximum temperature rises to 10oC or above, the notification added.

Amirul Azad, an official of Bangladesh Meteorological Department's Khulna office, informed that the temperature in Khulna was recorded as 9.5 Degree Celsius at 6:00am in the morning.

All the heads of concerned institutions are asked to follow the notification imposed by the government.

BDST: 1531 HRS, JAN 23, 2024

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