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Ensuring a quality education for children my aim - President

Eradicating poverty and ensuring quality education to the children are my priorities for the country, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

“The country having knowledgeable citizens is helpful to find solutions to other issues”, he stated and emphasized the importance of children being good citizens who love the country while they grow up under the influence of new technology. The President made these comments at a function held to vest several school development projects in the Polonnaruwa District with the students yesterday.

These projects were implemented under the ‘A Compassionate Maithri Governance - A Sustainable Era’ Awakening Polonnaruwa 2016-2020 initiative.

The President opened the two-storied classroom at Kaudulla Maha Vidyalaya, a two-storied building at Gal Amuna Maha Vidyalaya, new classrooms at Meegaswewa Primary School and the new three-storied classroom with an auditorium at the Ambagaswewa Maha Vidyalaya.

Upon the requests of the students, President Sirisena also agreed to grant five million rupees and a computer laboratory to the Ambagaswewa Maha Vidyalaya.

“Education is the best way to make a better future for the children in rural areas and facilities required by rural schools will be fulfilled to pave the way of children of these areas”, he further said.

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