Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka joined in the distribution of school equipment today, for 2,000 school children affected by the recent flood situation in the Kilinochchi and Mullativu districts. The event was held to provide equipment to the Kilinochchi Kandawalai Vidyalaya and the Mullativu Pudukudirippu Vidyalaya. In addition,
school equipment has been handed over to the Mullativu District Secretary and to the Zonal Education Directors, to be distributed amongst 800 students in another three schools affected in Mullativu. These equipment were donated by the welfare unions of the Urban Development Authority and the Land Reclamation & Development Corporation.
Speaking at the event, Minister Ranawaka said, Education is the only way for children to achieve progress, and attain a high standard of living.