The Primary and Secondary Education schools will be closed on Friday 24 May and Monday 27 May, due to the European and municipal elections that will held on May 26.

In a statement, the Ministry of Education notes that the principals of the school units designated as vote centers, will hand over the classrooms to local municipalities on the morning of Friday 24 May, to prepare the areas that will be used for the elections.

It should also be noted that in those regions or municipalities where a repeat vote will take place on Sunday 2 June, the schools will not operate on Friday 31 May and Monday 3 June, respectively.