By Samanmali Karunanayake*
“The government has signed agreements with a large number of developed countries in the world to bring the new technology into the country by making opportunities for Sri Lankan younger generation to move forward with the new generation in developed countries, without being failed,” said President Maithripala Sirisena.
Sirisena was addressing the gathering of the annual convocation of the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) in Malambe today (Feb. 25).
“During my recent state visits to Germany and Austria I signed several agreements with them to gain the higher technological knowledge of those countries to Sri Lanka and to initiate educational exchange programs between the two countries,” Sirisena added.
Sirisena further stated that he would open every opportunity for the children in the country to win the tomorrow’s world, by arming them with the new technological knowledge and education.
Sirisena presented gifts to excellent students of the year.
Chancellor of the SLIIT Prof. Lakshaman Rathnayake also participated in this ceremony.
*Source: Sri Lanka President’s Portal