As of Monday, the government can close all the country's preschools and primary schools if deemed necessary. It voted through Parliament on Thursday.
Minister for Social Security Ardalan Shekarabhowever, I have been careful to point out that the measure is not necessary at this time.
“In this situation, there is no school closure,” he told TT earlier on Thursday.
The reason for the law being voted on is the corona virus that continues to spread throughout the country.
Support for parents with socially important jobs
Later on Thursday, a government meeting will be held. There, decisions should be made whether children of parents with community-bearing professions should continue to be entitled to care.
– If we end up there, we will ensure that families get their finances secured in such a situation, Shekarabi said to TT earlier on Thursday.
Higher forms of education have distance education
Since last Tuesday, high schools, colleges and adult education are recommended to conduct all their education remotely.
The new law thus makes it possible to also close primary and preschool.
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