Sports School to be opened on October 28
The Central Sports School for children at Nattandiya will be opened
on October 28.
Forty children between the ages of six to 16 years will be admitted
to the school which will have a football ground, swimming pool,
basketball, table tennis, volleyball and a mountain bike area. Children
from all three communities - Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims will be
admitted to the school which would help to bring about friendship and
understanding between them.
The swimming pool of the Central Sports School at Nattandiya.
The Central Sports School will be declared open by Deputy Minister of
Ports and Civil Aviation and MP for Puttalam District Dayasritha Tissera
who will be the Chief Guest. Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Jeevan
Kumaratunga and MP's k. Abdul Baiz and Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena will be
the Guests of Honour.
The opening ceremony will be followed by a soccer match and a
swimming meet at the newly built pool.
The Central Sports School has been built by the Asian German Sports
Exchange Programme by obtaining funds from sports clubs in Switzerland
The Chief co-ordinator of the Project Juliane Boethner has invited
250 schoolchildren and teachers from schools in Nattandiya to attend the
opening ceremony and arranged a German TV Station 'Bayerischer Rundfunk'
to cover the event.