President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will provide all required facilities for school teachers so that they could have the conducive metal condition to provide good education to the students.
The President was speaking at the ceremony to vest the new building complex at Valisinghe Harishchandra Maha Vidyalaya in Anuradhapura with students today (Aug. 04).
He pointed out that the commitment made by the teachers to nurture the children with knowledge is not limited to their salaries.
The President who arrived in the school was warmly welcomed by the students. After opening the new building by unveiling the plaque, he observed the building premises.
President Sirisena awarded prizes to three students who won all-island competitions in arts.
The Principal Mr. Ranasinghe presented a special memento to the President.
Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Governor of North Central Province, P.B. Dissanayake, Chief Minister Peshala Jayaratne and many others participated in this event.
Meanwhile, the President presented a bus for the benefit of the students of the Niwanthakachethiya Maha Vidyalaya, Anuradhapura. This bus was provided for the school, fulfilling a request made by a student of the school during a ceremony recently held in Anuradhapura, which was attended by the President.
The key of the 28-seat bus was handed over to A.D.D. Sathsarani Seneviratne, who made the request earlier, by the President. Addressing the gathering, President Sirisena said that the government will provide maximum facilities for the students to equip them to conquer the world.