Schools shutdown countrywide for LG elections | Daily News

Schools shutdown countrywide for LG elections

Kurunegala District UNP Parliamentarian and Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told Daily News on February 07 that his Ministry has decided to close all schools countrywide on February 09 (Friday) because of the LG elections to be held on February10 island-wide.

Another 19 schools and two National Colleges of Education too would be closed for three days as they are to be used for election duties on February 07, 08 and 09. However, all schools are to be opened for normal academic work on February 12 as usual, Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told Daily News in Kurunegala on February 07.

Accordingly, D.S.Senanayake College and Royal College in Colombo, Kalutara Gnanodaya College, St.John College in Kandy, Ranabima Royal College in Matale, Sangamitta Balika College in Nuwara Eliya, Gamini National School, Southlands Girls’ College in Galle, Suchi National College in Hambantota, Central College in Jaffna, Hindu College in Batticaloa, Vipulanda MV in Trincomalee, Maliyadewa Balika College and Sir John Kotalawala MV in Kurunegala, Hindu College in Puttalam, Central College in Anuradhapura, Vihara Maha Devi BMV in Badulla, Royal College in Monaragala, Swarana Jayanthi MMV in Kegalle are thus to be closed on February 07, 08 and 09.

The two National Colleges of Education thus are to be closed for three days are Polonnaruwa Pulasthi National College of Education and Pathlegedara National College of Education in Gampaha, Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told Daily News on February 07.


 

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