Minister Bandula Gunawardena has pointed out that the Mahinda Chintana – Extended Version has a broad-based programme to improve the professional conditions of the teachers.
The Minister said that it was the Teachers who render a priceless service to arm the children with knowledge. Maybe the state or private sector Teachers are playing a key role in educating the children. He pointed out that the Government would do its utmost under the Mahinda Chintana – Extended Version to restore the dignity of the teachers.
The State ceremony marking “World Teachers Day” was held at Thurstan College in Colombo this morning. Teachers of the College were felicitated. Deputy Minister T.B. Ekanayake was present.