Educational institutes shut in 14 coastal districts

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 16:32, Nov 10, 2019 | Updated : 16:37, Nov 10, 2019

According to figures by the education department, there were 335 public high schools and another 16,109 non-govt high schools in 2016 across Bangladesh.Educational institutions in the 14 coastal districts will remain shut for Monday (Nov 11) and Tuesday (Nov 12) due to cyclone Bulbul. However, its premises will remain open as shelter for the cyclone-affected people.
Department of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) Director General Prof Syed Golam Faruque has issued an order regarding it on Sunday (Nov 10).
Educational activities in institutions in Chattogram, Noakhali, Bhola, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat, Barishal, Borguna, Patuakhali, Jhalokathi and Pirojpur will remain suspended till Tuesday, it said.