The Education Ministry will enter
into an agreement shortly with the French government to
promote French language studies in state schools. A meeting
was held between Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena and
French Ambassador Jean Paul Monchau at Isurupaya recently.
The National Institute of Education has been entrusted with
the project. Here, Education Minister with the French
Economic Development Minister Basil
Rajapaksa opened the pandal at Gothatuwa Junction which
depicts the Chulla Padumajatakaya. The pandal was erected
from the funds donated by Ajith Subasinghe, a local
businessman. Kolonnawa SLFP organiser, MP Duminda Silva and
businessman Ajith Subasinghe look on. Pic: A. Sumanasena,
Kolonnawa Group Cor.
A high level delegation from the Teaneck
Foundation and the Civil Srvice Collage of Singapore called
on Minister of Public Management Reforms Navin Dissanayake
The residents of Indrajothi Road,
Ratmalana held a spectacles donation campaign to low income
persons in the area at Pushparama Vihara, Ratmalana
recently, organised by H.M.S. Siriwardena Opticians. Here a
resident Ajith Jayasinha presents a pair to a beneficiary.
The Vesak dansala organised by the
Huludagoda, Mount Lavinia Welfare Society. Here the
organisers present packets of food to the people. Pic:
Mohamed Imitiaz, Colombo Central Spl. Cor.
Local tourists who frequent Koneswara
Hindu Temple in Trincomalee attracted by the deers moving
around freely in the Temple square and are fed by the
visitors. Here, a visitor feeds the deer with a bun while
look at the deer. Pic: by M.A. Phakurdeen – Addalaichenai
Popular radio and TV artiste Srimath
Indrajith Liyanage's Aakasmika Aadaraya (3rd Edition) was
launched recently. This is his 26th creation. Here he
presents the maiden copy to actress Nehara Peiris.