Instructions related to the admission of children to Grade One in Government Schools for the Year 2021
This program is introduced to enhance the moral power and improve creativity of nearly 4.3
million schoolchildren who are confined to their homes due to the COVID 19 pandemic spreading
throughout the world in 2020. Objectives of said program would be providing opportunities for
students to gather their thoughts in this period in a form of a book and present it to the society,
allowing students to read books, develop positive attitudes and skills and creatively present
them to the nation and thereby bringing forth a set of grass root writers from the school system.
All students, both lay and clergy from government schools, private schools, pirivenas, and
international schools can submit their creative writings in Sinhala, Tamil or English languages for
this program. The program shall be implemented at school, zonal, provincial and national levels.
Sri Lanka Presidential Election 2019 scheduled to be held on 16 November 2019.
The President of the Election Commission said that the final official result of the presidential election, which is scheduled to be held on November 16, is possible by noon on November 18.