KHDA officially cancels all internal and external sports events, field trips, and camps in Dubai private schools and universities.
29 February 2020| Last updated on 1 March 2020
Dubai school events cancelled as a precautionary measure.
On Saturday 29th February, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced the official cancellation of all Dubai private school and university events that involve public gatherings, such as camping trips, sports events, field trips, and other school excursions.
The decision was made in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Dubai, also known as Covid-19.
School classes are still in regular operation.
The tweet from KHDA's official account read: "To make sure everyone in Dubai stays safe, all internal & external gatherings at private schools & universities in Dubai have been cancelled. This includes camps, sports, & trips. This is a precautionary action only. Safety is always our top priority."