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Canadian Govt. To Assist SL’s National Languages Policy

Jun 29, 2011 10:14:54 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Canadian government has said it would support Sri Lanka to implement the National Languages Policy.

Canadian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Bruce Levy has said Canada would give its experiences to implement bilingualism in Sri Lanka.

Levy had made this comment after signing a MoU between Sri Lanka and Canada for a US$ 5.6 million project to implement Sri Lanka’s official languages policy.

National Languages and Social Integration Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara has said at the event that President Mahinda Rajapaksa was encouraging the implementation of the Sinhala and Tamil languages in the country after the end of the war.