Hambantota students get school items

posted on: 3-04-2014

Daily News – Wednesday, April 2, 2014

More help from China Habour

Selected students from five schools near the Hambantota Harbour were distributed school bags, shoes, socks, uniforms and sport items while their schools received fax machines, printers, photocopy machines, computers and chairs at a ceremony presided by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Colombo head office Zhen Nanhai at Sahira College, Hambantota recently.

It was organized by the China Harbour Engineering Company, under the theme “Lighting the Future.”

The Hambantota Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Additional Government Agent, school Principals and parents were among the participants.

The Speaker stressed the importance of the event organized by CHEC as it helps the underprivileged students schools to improve the quality of education.

Moreover, the dedication of CHEC for the development of the area was highlighted. The Speakers told the children to use the opportunity to become better civilians. Zhen said it was his pleasure to provide support for the 104 students from schools in the area.

“The China Harbour is not only building a harbour and other infrastructure facilities but also building a bridge of friendship between the Chinese and Sri Lankan people,” he said.

“The port will be a symbol of friendship between China and Sri Lanka. The Chinese people admire the beauty of the city and people. They will not be left alone in time of need. “Their children will be the future of Hambantota and the leaders of the country. “Therefore, we are organizing this program to support them and look forward to more such events with them,” he said.

“I congratulate the students for their dedication, hard work and spirit put in to education and we, the China Harbour Engineering Company will always stand beside you for encouragement and support for education when required,” Zhen said.

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa distributing school items. China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Colombo head office head Zhen Nanhai is present

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa distributing school items. China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Colombo head office head Zhen Nanhai is present

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