Classes for A/L students in IDP camps
The Government yesterday initiated a special
educational program for the students of displaced families who are
sitting for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination this year under the
directive of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Resettlement and Relief Services Minister Rishard
Bathiudeen gave away reading material, uniforms and stationery to 700
A\L students in the welfare camps in Vavuniya under this program.
A contingent of A/L teachers has been assigned to
teach these students and conduct classes to fully cover the syllabus by
the Education Ministry. In addition the services of teachers in national
schools will also be acquired to update their knowledge and make them
ready for the Advanced Level examination.
Health Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva yesterday
opened a State Pharmaceuticals Corporation outlet in the Ananda
Coomaraswamy welfare centre in Settikulam . A new hospital was also
opened in the Welfare Centre Zone III yesterday.
A ward complex was also opened at the Settikulam Base
Hospital by the Health Minister yesterday.
Trade, Cooperative Development and Consumer Affairs
Minister Bandula Gunawardena and Indegenous Medicine Minister Tissa
Karalliyadda were present.
Courtesy : Daily News