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::

* Program launched in Sri Lanka to provide free English education to religious school students
Fri, Jan 31, 2014, 01:03 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 30, Colombo: A programme to provide free English education for religious (Dhamma) school students was launched under the patronage of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (January 30) .

The programme has been jointly organized by Faizer Mustapha Foundation and IOC Company limited to enhance English knowledge of Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Islam Dhamma School students.

President Rajapaksa ceremonially launched the programme at the Musaeus College Auditorium in Colombo today.

Under the first stage, 1,500 students selected from 15 Dhamma schools in the Colombo district will be included in the programme.

The President symbolically presented 15 students with educational tools needed for the programme.

Chancellor of Sri Jayewardenepura University Ven, Bellanwila Wimalarathana thero, Deputy Minister Faizer Musthapa, and religious leaders of all faiths were present at the occasion.

(Photos by Nishanka de Silva)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka cabinet approves establishing a Centre of Excellence on Ocean Sciences
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank acquires 51 percent stake of micro finance company
-- [4 hours ago]
Indian Coast Guard arrests 12 Sri Lankan fishermen
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka has fulfilled most of its responsibilities towards country's children - President
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka best place in South Asia for old people
-- [6 hours ago]
US$ 70 million French aid to Sri Lanka for water supply system improvement and energy saving project
Sri Lankan President congratulates top winners of Grade Five Scholarship
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka announces new electricity rates
Minister denies receiving resignation letter from Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to UK
Sri Lanka to mark World Children's Day tomorrow

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.