To minimise the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus, British Council has postponed its regular face-to-face public courses and classes at all centres till March 31.
They will develop online or alternative modalities to conduct classes to maximise students' learning opportunities, according to its website.
Public access to its library, cultural centre and front of office services in Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet will also be suspended during this time.
Bangladesh confirmed its second death from coronavirus on Saturday and a total of 24 cases so far. The health authorities also confirmed local transmission of the virus.
Coronavirus, which was first reported in China, has killed 11,398 people and infected 275,871 others until Saturday, according to worldometer. Of them, 172,561 are currently being treated with 7,765 being in serious or critical condition.
So far, 103,310 cases had outcomes and of them, 91,912 (89 percent) recovered and 11 percent died. The World Health Organization on March 11 declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic.