Stafford International School, Colombo 7 yesterday categorically rejected any claim or responsibility towards the image circulating on WhatsApp and on social media platforms, claiming its teachers are posting islamophobic comments on social media.
They further strongly stated that, the mentioned teachers on these images are not employees or affiliated to Stafford International School in
The institution further said Stafford International School located in Colombo 7 has been established in Sri Lanka for the past 33 years and has never had or have any affiliations to the said mentioned school on the circulating image— Stafford Sri Lankan School in Doha Qatar.
Stafford International School reiterated that it does not have any other branches located within Sri Lanka or overseas.
“Stafford International School in Sri Lanka strongly denounces these baseless and inaccurate allegations claiming our teachers posting islamophobic comments and pictures on social media – this is completely incorrect and baseless, as these said teachers have never been employees of the school in any capacity” Stafford International School Academic Director Suvin Wettimuny said.
Stafford International School was founded by Felix R. De Zoysa and is governed by a board of directors—Kanthi Wettimuny, Lumbini Kaluperuma, Kumudini Abeysiriwardena, Githanji Kaluperuma, Tharindra Kaluperuma, Pravin Wettimuny and Suvin Wettimuny.