Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has revealed of a new plan by the Government to mould a future generation excelled in moral values. It’s desire is to uplift Dhamma School education of all religions.
The Prime Minister assured all facilities for the development of Dhamma Schools of all religions. This is to ensure a religious-oriented education to the children. He said their intention was to mould the children to lead a better life once they are grown. He was upbeat about the support and cooperation extended to them by the Chief Priests of the places of religious worship.
The Prime Minister was speaking at the National Christian Literary Festival. It was organize by the Christian Religious Affairs Department. The Literary Festival was held at the Sports Complex of St. Joseph’s College Maradana. Six artistes who rendered an immortal service on behalf of Christian Literature were honoured. They also received cash awards. Prizes were presented to winners of literary competitions.