SL Airlines assists Trincomalee students

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 January 2004, 13:36 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Airlines, at an event in Trincomalee Vigneswara Maha Vidiyalayam Thursday donated a consignment of exercise books and other learning kits to more than three hundred fifty students of rural schools badly affected in the two-decade-old war in the Trincomalee education zone, education officials said.

Sri Lanka Airlines donates books
Sri Lankan Airlines Public Relations Manager Ms Deshini Abeyawardene hands over a school bag with exercise books and other learning materials to a student
Sri Lankan Airlines Public Relations' Manager Ms Deshini Abeyawardene distributed the exercise books and other items to the needy students of five schools, Kanniya Tamil School, Kappalthurai Tamil School, Linganagar Konalinga Pilliayar School, Trincomalee Vigneswara Maha Vidiyalayam and Thiriyai Tamil Vidiyalayam.

Principals of these schools were present at the event with the students.

Ms Deshini Abeyawardene said the Sri Lankan Airlines management has decided to donate learning materials to needy students in areas where it has its branches. She said next week Jaffna district students would be provided with exercise books and other learning materials.

Sri Lanka Airlines donates books
Sri Lankan Airlines staff with Principals of Trincomalee schools at the event

Principals and teachers present at the event thanked the Sri Lankan Airlines management for the timely donation to needy students with the commencement of new academic year.


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