Education Minister Susil Premajayantha said Western countries resorted to various tactics and the Tamil Nadu state had launched massive protests and satyagraha movements to sabotage the Sri Lankan government s endeavour to find solutions to the national problem.
Addressing a gathering at the opening of the Information Technology Centre of the Matara Rahula College and the laying of foundation for the proposed three-storied building for the Sujatha Girls School he claimed the Western countries had not yet given up their attempt to interfere with the affairs of another country.
The ceremony organized jointly by the two schools was held at the main hall of the Rahula College.
The Minister said during one of his visits to Canada, a Canadian Company had agreed to donate ten computer panels valued over Rs. 500,000 each to Sri Lanka and they provided a training for a batch of Sri Lankan teachers to operate the computers.
The Ministry of Education provided training to more than 40,000 teachers for the last two months and expanded the Information Technology to the schools countrywide.
Minister Premajayantha declared opened the Hiran Ediriweera Memorial Hall constructed by Ranjan Ediriweera and Chandrasiri Ediriweera in memory of their brother who died in an accident in the United States about three years ago.
Minister of Transport Dallas Allahapperuma, Provincial Council Member Sarath Yapa Abeywardene, Former Chief Minister H.G. Sirisena, Divisional Secretary Thusitha Wanigasinghe, Principal of Rahula College Kithsiri Liyanagamage, Principal of Sujatha Vidyalaya, Hemanthi Mala Wanigasinghe, Zonal Director, Matara R. Weerakoon, and SSP Ranjith Padmasiri attended the ceremony.