Champika wants Sinhala, Tamil National School in Colombo

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Megapolis and western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka today made a request to President Maithripala Sirisena to establish a Sinhala and Tamil medium National School with all facilities at the heart of Colombo.

Attending a ceremony to publicize the ‘Laksetha Sewana’ housing complex he said a population around 0.2 million resides in the Colombo Central and even though many schools are located in the Colombo city, these residents are unable to enroll their children to a school in the close vicinity.

He also said that he believe the President would fulfill his request on a priority basis.

“We believe that the president will implement our request as the ministry of education is carrying out a programme to provide at least one National School per electorate these days. We have agreed to build knowledge based economy, as such we should create an environment to improve the quality of education in par with international standards.” he said. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

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  • ceylon Monday, 13 November 2017 10:55 PM

    why only sinhala and tamil.this idiot still dont know lanka was a weddas country and all others settled here without their permision. via DM Android App

    gamini Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:57 AM

    what are you trying to sayWaht do you want a Vedda school in Colombo?

    Native Vedda Tuesday, 14 November 2017 01:16 PM

    CeylonThank you

    Snowy Monday, 13 November 2017 11:12 PM

    Why Sinhala and Tamil National schools. Make them English school. May be the guy murders the Queen, but that is fine.

    Libtard Monday, 13 November 2017 11:58 PM

    why? is this england? Learn from japs or chinese not from africa

    Snowy Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:11 AM

    Learn from Singapore. If we are to become an IT driven economy, English is very important. Or live in a well.

    ED Tuesday, 14 November 2017 04:43 AM

    A NATIONAL SCHOOL MEANS WITH ALL THREE LANGUAGES SINHALA/TAMIL AND ENGLISH DURING JUST LOOK AT ROYAL COLLEGE HAS ALL THREE STREAMS. HAVING TWO STREAMS YOU ARE NOT FOLLOWING THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF THE CITIZENS LIVING IN SRI LANKA.

    Lord Wolfstein Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:19 AM

    Sinhala is a dead language without a future worldwide. Think about the future of the children. All schools should teach in English. Sinhala and Tamil should be mandatory major subjects.

    Niz Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:46 AM

    Students should be given the freedom to chose the language he likes for his future as well as the future of the country. English too should be given as National language.

    Brainmaster Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:55 AM

    Lord Wolfstein you are correct via DM Android App

    Niroshan Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:00 PM

    Don't go that far. There is a golden school called "DS - DS Senanayaka College - Colombo 07" where not only Sinhala

    Blair Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:25 PM

    There are two big schools already in colombo, not only with sinhala and tamil but also with english ROYAL and DS. What we should promote is to have all other big schools also to have english together with sinhala and tamil including ANANDA,ZAHIRA AND HINDU colleges.

    SAM Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:53 PM

    But English for Ordinary Level is treated as a secondary language.

    Native Vedda Tuesday, 14 November 2017 01:20 PM

    gaminiWhy do you need Sinhala Tamil School in Colombo?

    SAM Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:51 PM

    International schools are there as option to do Ordinary Level but have to do London exams but at a price which is recognized internationally.


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