Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka parliamentary committee to question National Education Commission on foreign funds
Sat, Jan 25, 2014, 10:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 25, Colombo: The parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) evaluating the performance of state institutions in Sri Lanka will summon officials from the National Education Commission (NEC) to discuss the failure to utilize the funds given by foreign donors to the country's education sector.

Leader of the House, Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has said the COPE will question the NEC officials on the failure to utilize funds received from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank in the past five years.

The Minister made this comment in response to a question on the matter posed by United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Buddhika Pathirana.

According to de Silva, the Education Ministry has conducted an inquiry on the under-utilization of Rs. 20 million given to the education sector by the ADB and World Bank.

The Minister said that proper action will be taken to address the shortcoming.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Ministerial Committee appointed to resolve Railway workers' issues
-- [5 hours ago]
President opens multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital
-- [5 hours ago]
Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on December 17
-- [6 hours ago]
Indian Air Force Chief calls on Sri Lanka Prime Minister
-- [6 hours ago]
Appeal against the acquittal of suspects in TNA MP's murder to be heard on February 16
SriLankan Airlines wins another award at the World Travel Awards World Ceremony
Prime Minister stresses need to promote Sri Lankan products
UNICEF report finds a major disparity in internet access between girls and boys in Sri Lanka
Singer Sri Lanka inks partnership with Pan Asia Bank
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.