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    Do not mislead by false rumors requests minister

    January 29, 2020

    Acting Education Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardana today requested the general public not to mislead by false rumors spread in several areas on coronavirus situation in the country. Contradicting some rumors minister said neither education ministry nor health ministry requested school children wear facemasks since it is not needed at present situation.
    Addressing special press Briefing at the Auditorium of the Government Information Department today answering a question raised by a journalist, minister further said all activities of the schools including sports meets will continue since ground situation is normal.
    The Minister said the public need not panic since the government is taking all necessary measures to prevent the spreading of the virus. The Secretary of Education Ministry N.H.M.Chithrananda and representative of GMOA Dr Samantha Ananda also participating this briefing.


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