Reopening universities postponed by two weeks
Reopening of universities has been postponed by two weeks, Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris announced today (April 22).
Addressing the parliamentary session this morning, the Education Minister stated that the decision was reached taking into account the directives of the Director-General of Health Services.
All universities across the island were scheduled to resume academic activities on the 27th April (Monday).
Accordingly, vice chancellors have been instructed to reopen universities two weeks after April 27 due to the COVID-19 situation prevailing in the country, the minister added.