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Published by Afterschool.my on Sep 06, 2021, 04:42 pm
Starting October, students will be allowed to return to campuses to resume their 2021/2022 academic session. This decision was made by the Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) under the IPT Recovery Plan (PEMULIH IPT)
Minister Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad said the decision to reopen all IPTs under all phases of the National Recovery Plan (PPN) is in line with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob's announcement on Aug 22 that students will be able to return to their campuses once they have been fully vaccinated.This issue was discussed and agreed upon in the National Security Council's held on September 3.
Minister of Higher Education, Datuk Seri Dr Noraini (Image via UtusanTV)
Dr Noraini also stated that she had met Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin yesterday to propose that IPT students and staff be considered priority in receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in their respective states.
According to Dr Noraini, the ministry estimates that 1.296 million vaccine doses will be required to vaccinate 648,000 students. In view of that, the vaccination centres (PPVs) at IPTs might be turned into designated PPVs for IPT students and staff.
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