President commends Sri Lankan expats
"All Sri Lanka expatriates would stand with the motherland and the
President against the resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC in
Geneva", a group of Sri Lankan expatriates yesterday told President
The group of Sri Lanka expatriates made these observations in a call
conference with the President at the International Centre for
International studies at Nalanda College, Colombo 10 which was declared
open by the President yesterday. They said that President Mahinda
Rajapaksa in his response commended the Sri Lankan expatriates who loved
their motherland and wished for its unity and prosperity though they
lived far away from the country.
A student from the Wembadi Ladies College,Jaffna who joined on behalf
of her college via the call conference facility in a discussion with the
students of Ananda College on the same occasion, said that the
introduction of this facility is helpful for strengthening ties between
the North and South.
The President participated as the chief guest at the ceremony to open
renovated Nalanda College grounds, new primary section building with six
modern class rooms, primary section entrance, Centre for International
Studies and junior computer laboratory worth of Rs 45 million. The grade
3-C class in which President Mahinda Rajapaksa studied was developed as
a junior computer laboratory.
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, Principal of Nalanda College
J H M W Ranjith also spoke on the occasion.