Monday, January 22, 2007

Kalmunai student award ceremony

Minister Ferial Ismail Ashraff was the Chief Guest at a function held for students who scored high marks and passed the 5th standard scholarship examination, G.C.E (O/L) and (A/L) examinations.The event was organised by the Kalmunai Development Management Council and held at the Mahmud Ladies College in Kalmunai on the 11th of January, 2007. The president of the Management Council, Dr. ALM Nazeer, Deputy Provincial Director of Health Service, presided over the meeting, and students were awarded with medals and cash prizes by the Minister.

Minister Ashraff provided a message to the graduating students, explaining how their journey will take them away from the learning of only books in schools and that they must be "respected very much in society for being good citizens". After the awards ceremony, she further congratulated the students and advised them to do well in their future examinations, enter university, and to become people of high quality and morality, never forgetting that you must always be a good human being.