Discussions held on recommencing studies in colleges, universities

Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Ibrahim Hassan speaks to press at the President's Office on July 14, 2019. (Photo/Sun)

Ministry for Higher Education has announced that it has held discussions on how to recommence colleges and universities in the country after the lockdown is lifted.

Colleges and universities across the country have been closed for nearly a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced in a televised address that the country will be easing some of the restrictive measures in the country by the end of this month.

A series of meetings held by the Ministry of Higher Education discussed how universities and colleges can resume studies after the virus lockdown.

Discussions also focused on the activities of these educational institutions. Minister Ibrahim Hassan also reviewed the quality assurance measures of colleges and universities and also discussed the challenges posed to the institutions.

The Maldives National University has also recently announced that it will be recommencing online classes on May 31.