All Educational Institutions to be Closed until End of March due to Coronavirus
2020-03-07 - 4:00 am
Bahrain Mirror: Following the directives of the Government Executive Committee, chaired by Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Ministry of Education has announced that educational and administrative bodies within public and private schools, higher educational institutions, and kindergartens are to resume work on Sunday 08 March 2020, in order to ensure institutional efficiency and the success of the academic year.
The Ministry further announced, in line with the directives, that student attendance at all public and private educational institutions, which includes all public and private schools, higher educational institutions, and kindergartens will be suspended for an additional two weeks, until March 29, 2020.
The Ministry noted that this precautionary measure was taken to ensure the containment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to guarantee the health and safety of the community.