In a notice sent to educational institutions in the country recently, the Lao Ministry of Education and Sports said that the opening ceremony took place on the morning of September 6 through online means, including the ministry’s facebook page, the Ministry of Education and Sports newspapers or the ESTV8 channel of the LaoSAT satellite television system.

The opening ceremony of the new school year in Laos would be attended by Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and Education and Sports Minister Phout Simmalayvong.

Education authorities are encouraging teachers, officials and students to get vaccinated and follow virus infection prevention rules.

In addition, schools are required to ensure epidemic prevention measures such as social distancing classrooms, masks and frequent hand washing. However, online learning plans are also prepared in case the epidemic develops complicatedly.

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