A special programme will be launched for the security of teachers and students from today. Deputy Minister T.B. Ekanayake said that the progranne was launched taking into consideration the murder of a teacher in the premises of a school in the Siyambalanduwa area.
The Deputy Minister said the Education Ministry led by the Minister has decided to launch a special security programme in the school premises following the recent incident.
He said that the programme is aimed at providing security to teachers, students and other employees in school premises to prevent such incidents in the future. He said that the Police, Security Forces, Parents and old pupils will be jointly involved in the programme.