President Maithripala Sirisena said that it is very important to provide a good education for all the children of the country to build a disciplined and peaceful country where all communities are living.

The President made this observation when he declared open the new three storied building at the Thambala Al Hilal Muslim College in Polonnaruwa this (28) morning.

President Sirisena said that if the country is divided by ethnic groups, it will not benefit to any community. He added that he was committed to a development program in which all communities live in peace and harmony.

The President declared open the three storied lab of Thambala Al Hilal Muslim Maha Vidyalaya constructed under the Awaking Polonnaruwa District development Program. Rs 28 million has been spent for the constrction. After that, President inspected the activities of the students. President Sirisena was warmly welcomed by the students at the school.

Governor of North Central Province Mr. Sarath Ekanayake, the Principle A.Wahabdheen and teaching staff, parents and old students were also participated in this event.

Meanwhile, the President has vested in the students the ownership of the eight storied building at Thambala Al Rifai Maha Vidyalaya as well. It was constructed under the ‘Awaking Polonnaruwa District development program’ at a cost of Rs. 18.6 million.

The President warmly welcomed by the students at the school and the President handed over the classroom building to the students. After that, President inspected the activities of the students.

The Principle A. Aisis and teaching staff and Parents, old students and others were also present on this occasion.


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