India, Sri Lanka signs MoU to construct new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school

India and Sri Lanka have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct a new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school in Polonnaruwa District of Sri Lanka.
The MoU was signed by of India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Secretary to the Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Education Sunil Hettiarachchi. 

Key Facts
  • The School will be constructed using Government of India’s grant of 30 crore rupees. It will provide opportunities to Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim students to learn in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural environment.
  • The project envisages construction of class rooms, library and laboratories, as well as procurement of furniture and other equipment.
  • It will also contribute to Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena efforts to promote and strengthen reconciliation and unity in Sri Lanka.



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