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* 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)

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