The Sri Lanka Press Council is organizing English Language courses for professional journalists.
The launching of the six month English Certificate Course opened at the Auditorium of the Press Council. The first batch includes 440 journalists. Funds are provided by the Ministry of Media and Information. The course is conducted by University Lecturers. Chairman of the Press Council W. Dayaratne, Course Coordinator Prof. Sunanda Mahendra and Press Commissioner E. Wijepala were present at the launching of the course.