Update: Exams postponed to September 15

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education Adel Jumaa denied the delay of the second round of exams for the preparatory and secondary certificates, confirming that they will be held on Sunday, September 2, as previously approved.

"The ministry did not issue any decision so far to postpone the exams," Jumaa explained through the ministry's Facebook, denying the rumours circulated on online community platforms in this regard.

The undersecretary added that the Ministry is closely following the developments in southern Tripoli through its constant contacts with the education departments in those areas, noting that it is considering all possibilities should the situation deteriorate, and in that event, the exams could not be organized.

He also stressed that the safety of students is the most important entitlement of the ministry.