Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has said that this is the most important time that special attention had to be paid to the discipline in the education sector. He said the recent behaviour of certain students has been shocking.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a ceremony organized at the Niyangamdora Rajamaha Vihare in Kotmale. The Prime Minister said the present education system is partly responsible for indiscipline in society. He further said children should be given a sound education inculcating human values which will mould their thinking. He laid the foundation stone for building of a Devale at the temple and declared open the library and the pre-school at the temple.