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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1977

Deprived School Students Received Bicycles Under Reconciliation Initiatives

Colombo, 14 August, (Asiantribune..com):

Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has provided 85 bicycles to the most deprived schools children in Mulankavil Maha Vidyalayam and Nallur Maha Vidyalayam in Poonakari Divisional Secretariat.

Bicycles were provided to those two school children, as they experienced difficulties in attending schools due to transport problems.

Based on the request made by the Principals and the Divisional Secretary, and on the advice of the Northern and Eastern Provinces Development Committee, which functions under the guidance of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has provided those bicycles to the most deprived schools children to avoid dropouts and increase the school attendance said Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation.

Further, the Ministry has also taken action to provide transport services for school children through Ministry of Transport and National Transport Commission.

These initiatives are part of the reconciliation efforts and part of the Sustainable Development Goals to increase access to primary and secondary schools in the conflict affected poverty pockets said the Ministry Secretary Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy.

The event was graced by Mavai Senathirajah, M.P and Chairman, Parliamentary Sectoral Oversight Committee as Chief Guest and was participated by Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation, Mr.S.Arumainayagam, District Secretary, Kilinochchi, Mr. Krishnendran, Divisional Secretary, Poonakari and several Northern Provincial Officials.

- Asian Tribune -

Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation
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