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::

* Germany funds building technical college in Sri Lanka's former rebel stronghold
Sat, Aug 16, 2014, 12:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 16, Colombo: The Government of Germany has agreed to finance a project to establish a fully-fledged technical training center in Kilinochchi District of Sri Lanka's Northern Province.

The Government of Germany has already signed an agreement with the Government of Sri Lanka in respect of the project for the establishment of Sri Lanka German Training Institute (SLGTI) in the former rebel stronghold under the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development.

Construction of the Institute is expected to commence in October 2014. The project at a cost of Rs.700 million (approximately Euro 04 million) will be completed in 2015.

The Institute is expected to enhance vocational skills training and employment opportunities for the people in the Northern Province, including secondary school leavers, unemployed or underemployed youth, young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and population groups particularly affected by the war, including war widows.

The Cabinet has granted approval to the proposal made by Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Dullas Alahapperuma to proceed with the related activities on the project.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka and Germany collaborate to provide vocational training to people in North

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Ceylon Chamber seminar to discuss Implementation of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in Sri Lanka
-- [3 hours ago]
MP Wimal Weerawansa gives up hunger strike
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's computer literacy rate highest in urban sector, lowest in Estates- report
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance minister meets Commonwealth Secretary General
-- [6 hours ago]
India committed to strengthen skillset in Sri Lanka, increases number of scholarships
-- [7 hours ago]
Indian Navy chief says Indian fishermen are crossing maritime boundaries into Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
Missing Sri Lankan Journalist's wife Sandya Eknelygoda receives International Women of Courage award 2017 from US First Lady Melania Trump
Sri Lankan Prime Minister declares government’s full support for religious reconciliation
Sri Lankan President will not protect anyone found guilty of crimes not connected to national security
UAE Exchange partners with Sri Lanka's eZ Cash

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.