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Two schools in EP renovated by US Pacific Command

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Two schools in the Eatern Province, Kavathamunai al-Ameen school Abdul Cader school that had been renovated by the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) were declared open at a simple ceremony in Batticaloa recently. James L. Russo, the U.S. Embassy's Counselor for Press, Academic, and Cultural Affairs, presided over the official ribbon cutting ceremonies.

Deputy Minister of National Integration Reconciliation and Official Languages Ali Zahir Moulana, Coordinating Secretary for Deputy Health Minister Zarrjun Aboobucker, Zonal Director of Education M.L. Ahamed Junaid and Captain Robert Holbrook of PACOM participated in the event. 

A press release said: "PACOM funded the renovation of the Kavathamunai al-Ameen school, which cost $308,292 (LKR 47,710,136). This gift from the people of the United States of America to the people of Sri Lanka includes the renovation of a classroom building and the construction of an emergency kitchen, a 10,000 liter rainwater harvesting system, and a handicap-accessible bathroom. PACOM also contributed $272,174 (LKR 43,003,492) for the renovation of the Abdul Cader school. This project renovated a classroom building and constructed an emergency kitchen, a 10,000 liter rainwater harvesting system, and a handicap-accessible bathroom.

Both renovation projects will improve the learning environment of the students while providing the community with a designated safe haven during times of emergency. PACOM selected these schools based on recommendations from the Sri Lankan Eastern Province Ministry of Education and the Disaster Management Center."

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