Before the storm: Education Ministry announces hotline for parents

Addressing public concerns ahead of the expected inclement weather and snowstorms in various parts of the country, the Education Ministry announced Tuesday that it would open a special hotline that will operate 24 hours a day. The number of the hotline is 12-12-222-666, and it will provide information on the activity of schools around the country. The Education Ministry clarified that the authority to call off studies was in the hands of local municipalities, and emphasized that parents should contact their local municipality first in order to check if school is out.