President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that the current budget has given priority to education in accordance with the government’s commitment. The budget has allocated a large sum of money for education as in the previous years.
President was addressing the annual prize day of Princess of Wales’ College, Moratuwa on Nov. 9. He gave away awards for the students who showed outstanding performance at the school. He also felicitated the teachers.
Minister of the Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, State Minister Eran Wickramaratne, the staff of the school including the Principal Malini Samarakoon, parents and past pupils were present on this occasion.