The six schools of Mannar Education Zone which are functioning in Puttalam district were handed to the Governor of North-Western Province Peshala Jayarathne Bandara by Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan.
An event in this regard was held at Governor’s Secretariat in Jaffna. The schools of Mannar Education Zone: Mn/Pu/ Rizwan GMMS, Mn/Pu/Afdeen GMMS, Mn/Pu/Ansari GMMS, Mn/Pu/Hasban GMMS, Mn/Pu/Ayaf GMMS, Mn/Pu/Rishad Bathiyudeen Maha Vidyalayam are functioning in Puttalm. There are 2386 students and 167 teachers in these schools. Since the late 1990s, these schools have been operating in this district.
Northern Province has so far allocated funds for the development of the schools’ and teacher’s salaries. It has been decided to bring them under North-Western Province. A meeting in this regard was held between the Governors of the two provinces. After the discussion, Northern Governor handed over the schools to the North-Western Governor.
The Governor of the North-Western Province ordered his officials to take steps to bring the schools under the North Western Province.
Secretaries to the Northern and North-Western Governors, Chief Secretaries of the Northern and North Western, Secretaries of Education Ministries, Deputy Chief Secretary of Planning, Deputy Chief Secretary of Finance, Director of the Education Department and Mannar Zonal Director of Education were also present at this discussion.
– Media Unit of Northern Province Governor