President Maithripala Sirisena says education is a very important tool for the future of the country as well as its build a complete man.
The President further said that all the investments as well as the contributions to the education of the children, is a great service towards the future of the country.
He made these remarks addressing a ceremony organized to grant scholarships to children of low-income families, held at the President’s House, today (04).
These scholarships were presented to 500 children under the sponsorship of the Dinesh Weerakkody Foundation.
The President marking this programme presented scholarships to several students.
The Maha Sangha, Catholic Priests, Sisters, Minister John Amaratunga and many others participated on this occasion.