Schools in Qatar to Reopen on September 1

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The Qatari Ministry of Education and Higher Education has announced that students of both government and private schools can return to classrooms when the academic year 2020-2021 begins on September 1, according to local Qatari media.

School staff will resume work by August 19 while students will start classes on September 1, the Ministry said yesterday in an announcement on its website.

Referring to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the ministry affirmed that it was working closely with schools’ administrations to put in place the necessary plans and procedures to ensure the safety of staff and students.

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The fourth phase of the gradual lifting of restrictions begins on September 1.

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