Secure schools underpin platform for political drama: Akila

23 May 2019 04:38 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

With the improvement in student turnout since last Thursday, several politicians are seemingly staging dramas to gain brownie points by visiting schools, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said yesterday.

Speaking to the media, he said the security forces assured 98 per cent safety in schools.

"Schools might have been reopened much earlier if people were not frightened over possible blasts last Monday. Against this backdrop, several politicians have visited schools without any fear. We cannot stop ministers from staging demonstrations. We have given them enough freedom under the Yahapalana Government. However, it was revealed that some groups attached to the opposition have been involved in instigating violence in the country," he said.

He said the government had decided to reopen schools for the second-term on April 6 after the reasons behind the dastardly and violent attacks were revealed.

"The people in this country should take wise decisions on these types of politicians. Meanwhile, the government had decided to take all Madrasas under the purview of the Education Ministry through a proper mechanism," he said. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 1

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Kamal Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:07 PM

    Its time to think about you too


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Frontline cops charge negligence by high-ups worsened police cluster

The police have done an invaluable service in the frontlines to combat the CO

US Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’s Key Sri Lankan Tamil Aide

An overwhelming feeling of relief has descended upon the world-not merely th

The virus may be spreading much faster than official data suggest

The daily case reports from the Epidemiology Unit are the only data we have t

Credentials of official raise controversy

Amila Ishan Kankanamge, the Government appointed non-Executive Director to Mo

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.