400 graduates of the Western Province will receive their teacher appointments today.
These appointments are being offered to the graduates who passed the competitive examination in 2008. Minister Basil Rajapaksa will preside at the ceremony to handover the appointments at the Colombo Municipal Council Auditorium.
Meanwhile President Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over appointments to another 470 teachers in the Uva Province on Saturday. The President pointed out at the ceremony that inculcating knowledge and sound moral values in the future generation is the onus of the teachers.