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US ambassador opens two schools in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 14:32

Colombo: US ambassador Michele Sison has opened two new refurbished schools in Sri Lanka`s east that were badly damaged during the country`s long-standing ethnic conflict.

Sison opened the Kalumunthanveli General Tamil Mixed School at Porathivu Pattu and the Munaikadu Vivekananda in Paddipalai in Batticaloa district Tuesday, an embassy statement said Wednesday.

Funds from the US Agency for International Development and the US Pacific Command built and renovated the classrooms, teachers quarters and lavatories.

First Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 14:32
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