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President calls for promoting languages in schools
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President calls for promoting languages in schools

June 9, 2015   04:36 pm

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that Sri Lanka must further develop its education policy with a comprehensive understanding about national and international requirements.

“We should promote teaching different languages in schools, which is a principal requirement towards building harmony among communities. At the same time we must promote teaching of technological subjects,” the President said.

He made these observations during a meeting with officials from National Education Commission today (June 9) at the Presidential Secretariat.

The President further said that special attention should be given to implement a strong programme to teach Tamil Language to Sinhala students as well as Sinhala Language to Tamil students.

The officials apprised the President regarding their current progress of educational plan implementation and future plans.

Secretary to the President, P.B. Abeykoon, Prof. Lakshman Jayathilaka, Chairman of the National Education Commission and the officials from the National Education Commission also participated in the event.

 

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