SANAA, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research on Sunday announced the suspension of study in government and private institutions of higher education for a period of one month, as off Monday, March 16, 2020.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hussein Hazeb explained in a meeting that this decision was taken in implementation of the decisions of the Higher Ministerial Committee for Epidemic Control and the Higher Committee for Coordination and Acceptance in Higher Education, and according to the memorandum of the Ministry of Public Health and Population regarding the suspension of the educational process in universities as precautionary measures to confront Coronavirus.
The Ministry called on universities and colleges to educate students through the websites and networks of universities about the symptoms of the virus and ways to prevent it.
The Ministry decided that the situation would remain under evaluation and review according to the instructions of the Higher Ministerial Committee and the Ministry of Health.
Source: Yemen News Agency