News Update: All UAE schools to close for 4 weeks from Sunday as coronavirus precautionary measure

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Early start of spring vacation in UAE, states Ministry of Education.

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Ministry of Education announced late on Tuesday the early start of spring vacation for both public and private schools, colleges and universities and a distance learning initiative.

The move forms part of “preventive and precautionary measures to ensure the safety of students and is in line with efforts and measures taken at the national level, aimed at reducing the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19),” according to an official statement.

The announcement states that “schools and higher education institutions are to close for four weeks, starting Sunday.”

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