Kaduruwela, September 29 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday laid the foundation stone of a new Tri-Lingual National School in Kaduruwela in Polonnaruwa District along with the High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayaka and other senior officials of the government of Sri Lanka also attended the ceremony.
The Tri-Lingual National School is one of the key projects prioritized in close consultation with President Sirisena under the “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” (Awakening Polonnaruwa)” district development program. President Sirisena belongs to Polonnaruwa district.
The school would be constructed using a grant of LKR 300 Million from the Government of India. The school would provide opportunities to Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim students to learn in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural environment.
This project is in continuation of the Government of India’s efforts to assist the Government of Sri Lanka in the field of Education including renovation of schools, provision of IT and Scientific Laboratory equipment to schools, organizing English language and other training programs, apart from granting scholarships to Sri Lankan students to pursue studies in Sri Lanka and in India.
(The featured image at the top shows Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu at the foundation stone laying ceremony at Kaduruwela, Polonnoruwa district)
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