The Ministry of Education in the Government of National Accord announced on Wednesday the suspension of classes for all grades and stages of study from next Saturday.
The Ministry also decided to postpone school return to February 6.
The decision came after consultation and coordination with the Scientific Advisory Committee to Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic, according to the Ministry’s official Facebook page.
It also attributed its decision to its keenness to complete all schools with all equipment and preparations to receive students in a way that guarantees safe return in accordance with the epidemiological framework approved by the Ministry.
“The decision does not apply to the preparatory certificate examinations, as they are still continuing according to their specified dates without change” the Ministry added.