Prime Minister opens Geethanjali Amarasuriya Memorial Centenary Library at Visakha Vidyalaya

* Prime Minister opens Geethanjali Amarasuriya Memorial Centenary Library at Visakha Vidyalaya

Thu, Nov 11, 2021, 11:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 11, Colombo: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today (11th November) declared open the Geethanjali Amarasuriya Memorial Visakha Centenary Library, a four storied building with modern facilities.

The four storied building has an area of nearly 15,000 square feet and has a fully technically equipped conference room.

Visakha Vidyalaya’s School Development Society and the Ministry of Education have jointly constructed this new library with a financial contribution of Rs. 96.5 million overcoming the difficulties encountered during Covid-19 pandemic period.

Mrs. Sandamali Aviruppola, Principal of Visakha Vidyalaya along with Visakha daughters welcomed the distinguished guests including the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The Prime Minister unveiled a plaque commemorating the opening of the new library and inaugurated the library by symbolizing the lending of the first book to a Visakha daughter.

The Principal of Visakha Vidyalaya presented a souvenir to the Prime Minister.

Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris, Mrs. G.L. Peiris, National Schools Director Kithsiri Liyanagamage, the Deputy Principals of Visakha Vidyalaya, academic & non-academic staff, Visakha daughters & their parents and officials of the School’s Development Society were also present at the occasion.

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