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Modern technology a must for children

The country having a generation of educated children should be empowered with modern technology, said President Maithripala Sirisena.

He said, today the country's children enjoy the benefits of modern technology without any division as urban or rural. He said he expects that they would use this technology for the betterment of their lives as well as of the country.

President Sirisena stated so, while participating at a ceremony to vest the new Indoor Cricket Stadium of Thurstan College, Colombo, with the students yesterday.

According to him, the students of rural schools at present, have a good knowledge of modern technological equipment. He said when he visited their schools, students often request him to provide them with computers. Therefore, he said that he took every possible step necessary to provide them with their necessities, so that they could continue with their education.

The Indoor Cricket Stadium had been built with the private donations made by a past pupil D.V. Shantha Silva.

Past pupils of the college Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa and Minister Gayantha Karunathilake were also present on the occasion.


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