22 October 2020 05:41 AM

Govt denies putting off start of new academic year for fear of second coronavirus wave

Friday، 18 September 2020 - 04:33 PM

The cabinet media center has denied the reports circulated on some social media pages about postponing the start of the 2020/2021 academic year for fear of a second coronavirus wave.

In a report released Friday 18/09/2020, the media center said it has contacted the Ministry of Education, which dismissed those reports and stressed that the academic year would start as scheduled on October 17.

The ministry added that the education system in the new academic year will combine school education and distance learning in line with the State’s plan to confront coronavirus.

In this regard, the center urged media outlets and social media users to verify the authenticity of any news before being published. 

MENA

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