Local News: Minister of Education Dullas Alahapperuma said on June 1 the Ministry had not made a decision on reopening schools. He has said these claims are baseless and false.
The Minister of Education said the definite date on re-opening schools, and the process related to it would only be determined after health officials made the recommendations required.
Adding the decision is not a political decision, the minister said that the subject minister or officials at the ministry can not make such a decision.
The minister of education said it is not realistic to reopen schools on May 11 as agreed before, despite the country’s situation.
However, he said a decision would be taken on whether schools will re-open soon.