Wednesday, 03 December 2014 - 15:09
All government schools will be closed on January 7th,8th and 9th.
All government and government approved private schools will be closed on the 7th, 8th and 9th of January due to the Presidential Election which will be held on the 8th of January.
According to the Education Ministry, these schools will reopen on the 12th of January.
Apart from the 83 schools used for evaluation and the schools used as vote counting centres, all schools will open for the first school term on the 5th of January.
Meanwhile, the schools accommodating police officers deployed for security during the tour of His Holiness Pope Francis, will be closed from the 11th to 15th of January and will reopen on the 16th of January.