Jaffna students to participate in National Sports meet in Colombo

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 04 September 2007, 02:43 GMT]
The first group of students from Jaffna will travel by ship to Trincomalee and from there to Colombo by land to participate in the National Sports meet to be held in Colombo, according to Education officials in Jaffna. The officials met with Sri Lanka Army (SLA) authorities in Palaali Head Quarters on this matter before making the announcement, Monday.

119 of the 500 students selected for participation, will travel to Trincomalee Tuesday and the rest are to be sent later in two groups.

The students are being sent in ships meant for public transport and the seats reserved for them are being used to transport the students, sources in Jaffna said.

 

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