Dhaka, June 12 -- Schools across Bangladesh will enjoy a long holiday from Thursday for Eid-ul-Azha and the summer break. According to the government's schedule, students will have nearly three straight weeks off.

Bangladesh's educational institutions usually go on summer break in June. As Eid-ul-Azha is falling around the same time this year, it has been incorporated into the break, reports bdnews24.com.

Bangladesh will celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Jun 17. The holiday list says that this break will last from Jun 13 to Jul 2.

But some educational institutions have reduced the extent of the holiday and will be reopening on Jun 29.

The new schedule for the academic year says the half-yearly exams are set to begin Jul 3.

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