Akbar: Reopening of schools requires great thought and consideration

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Rosy Akbar with Minister for Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, Lands and Mineral Resources Jone Usamate during a break between sessions at the Parliament complex in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

The decision to reopen schools in a timely manner is one that requires great thought and consideration.

Education Minister Rosy Akbar stressed this while representing her ministerial statement in Parliament this morning.

Ms Akbar said the decision to reopen schools would made in consultation with all its stakeholders.

“Keeping the current situation and the uncertain future in mind, the decision to reopen schools on June 15 will be made in consultation with the Ministry of Health,” she said.

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