TRO funds Sinhala pre-school in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 00:08 GMT]
The construction work of a pre-school for Sinhala students in Vijithapura, a suburb in Trincomalee town, began Tuesday with funding from Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), an NGO that works exclusively in the NorthEast. Mr.Pradeep Ranga, Officer-in-charge of the Police Post in Trincomalee railway station and Mr.C.Kumarakuruparan, Deputy Director of the TRO, Trincomalee district branch laid the foundation stones for the proposed pre-school, sources said.

Sinhala preschool
Police Officer Mr.Pradeep Ranga lays the foundation while Mr.Kumarakuruparan looks on. Ms Saharika is on extreme right.
Sinhala preschool
Mr.Kumarakurupara speaking, Ms Saharika is translating his speech.
Sinhala preschool
Sinhalese residents participating in the event
Vijithapura is a new settlement with Sinhala residents and is located close to the Trincomalee railway station.

Ms N.Saharika, Co-ordinator for Sinhala Pre-School Unit of the TRO in Trincomalee district presided over the event.

Mr.Kumarakuruparan said the building for a pre-school for Sinhala children of Vijithapura is constructed at the request of Ms Saharika.

He added that the TRO is committed to serve all the communities in the Trincomalee district. TRO has been implementing several humanitarian projects in the district to alleviate the sufferings of affected people of all communities.

Mr. Pradeep Ranga, Police Officer commended the TRO for providing financial support for the construction of the preschool.

Sinhala parents of prospective students and many other residents of the area attended the event, sources said.

 

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