Jul 05, 2017

Shorts to become longs over dengue

Among the school children affected by dengue, it has been revealed that the majority of them are those wearing shorts, according to the Education Minister.

The minister said as a temporary solution, the school shorts will be made longer for students in dengue prone areas.

He said a circular will be issued to all schools in this regard with boys shorts will be replaced by longs and girls uniforms will be replaced with suitable changes.

The minister made these comments participating in a water and sanitation facilities awarding ceremony.