Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation Craig R. Barrett is making a land mark visit to Isipathan College, Colombo 05 on 9th December at 1.30 p.m. to sign an agreement to train 100,000 teachers on International communication technology in Sri Lanka.
Under the Secondary Education Modernization Project of Ministry of Education, Information communication Technology has been given priority a concept of New Educational reforms.
On request of Minister of Education and the Secretary of the Ministry to Education, Intel Corp. Readily accepted to sponsor the Training of one Hundred thousand teachers in Sri Lanka.
Mr. Barrett who has observed the existing Intel based computer laboratories in Sri Lanka has selected Isipathan College computer laboratory to hand over the sponsorship package.
Later on the day, he is scheduled to make a speech on `Digital Inclusion in Sri Lanka` at the Taj Samudra Hotel. Incidentally Mr. Barrett is considered to be the highest rank official in computer technology to in a land mark visit to Sri Lanka.
He is to meet President Rajapakse part of his programme.