Swimmer Akalanka gets green light to sit for GCE A/L exam in Jakarta | Daily News

Swimmer Akalanka gets green light to sit for GCE A/L exam in Jakarta

The Ministry of Education together with the Department of Examinations and the Sri Lankan High Commission in Jakarta, have made arrangements for national swimmer Akalanka Peris to sit for three subjects of the GCE Advanced Level examination from Jakarta.

Akalanka will participate in the Junior Olympic Games which is to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, from August 18 – 23. Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has granted permission for him to sit for the examination from Jakarta on a request made by the National Olympic Committee. Two officials from the Examinations Department are expected to leave for Indonesia for this purpose.

Akalanka, a student of St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya, had passed the GCE Ordinary Level examination with 09 distinctions and is to sit for the Advanced Level examination in Commerce stream.


 

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