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Commercial Bank of Ceylon Eastern Province Regional Manager Asanga Wijesinghe being honoured with a memento by Principal A L Jeinudeen
Commercial Bank of Ceylon Eastern Province Regional Manager Asanga Wijesinghe being honoured with a memento by Principal A L Jeinudeen

A fully equipped IT laboratory costing Rs.1.5 million was opened at Ar-Raheemiya Vidyalaya in Akkaraipattu recently. It was established under the Commercial Bank of Ceylon Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

The ceremony was presided over by Akkaraipattu Ar-Raheemiya Vidyalaya Principal A L Jeinudeen. Akkaraipattu Zonal Education Director A L M Cassim graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Commercial Bank of Ceylon Eastern Province Regional Manager Asanga Wijesinghe, Commercial Bank of Ceylon Akkaraipattu branch Manager K Santhikumar and Akkaraipattu Base Hospital General Surgeon Dr P K Ravindren were the Special Guests.

The IT lab comprises of five computers, a photocopier, a multi-media projector and furniture. The Chief Guest and other guests were honoured with mementoes by the school community.

Parents of the school praised the bank for assisting their children in their education. Deputy principals, teachers, School Development Committee officials, prominent people in the area, parents and students were present.