Distribution of text books for schools to be used next year is taking place today. The national ceremony is taking place at the Vivekananda Vidyalaya in Trincomalee under the patronage of Minister Bandula Gunawardena.
The distribution of books is also taking place at the provincial level. The distribution of books in the Sabaragamuwa Province is taking place at the Dharmapala Junior School in Eheliyagoda. The handing over of text books for children of 1104 schools in the province is being carried out by 29 Divisional Educational Offices. The intention of the Education Ministry is to handover text books before the commencement of the year end vacation. Among those present was Chief Minister of Sabragamuwa Mahipala Herath.