Local News Update: According to R.M.M. Ratnayake, additional secretary to the Ministry of Education, uniforms and footwear vouchers were provided for the New Year to Western Province schools. He pointed out that within the next few days the vouchers will be issued to all schools.
The Secretary of Education said the New Year’s first school term started today. The textbooks needed by the children have already been distributed among the schools and vouchers for shoes and the coupons needed for school uniforms.
He said they’re preparing to complete tomorrow’s distribution in the Northwest Province, the Western Province, the Eastern Province, and the Central Province. He pointed out that on January 16, Grade One admissions will be kept. They intend to distribute the uniform coupons that they need on that specific day.