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Regent International College 15 th Annual Awards Ceremony ; Former NP Governor stresses ‘Role of education in establishing peace, reconciliation’

“Education should not be taken for granted, as each and every recipient of education has a responsibility in establishing peace in the world. Working for peace and reconciliation should be of utmost importance for the educated. Even though war cannot be eliminated, through education it could be avoided” said Mr. H. M. G. S. Palihakkara at the 15th Annual Awards Ceremony of Regent International College Gampaha.
Mr. Palihakkara is the Former Governor for Northern Province, Sri Lanka’s Permanent representative to United Nations, Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on LLRC, Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka and represented Sri Lanka as Ambassador in many countries during his tenure as a diplomat.
Mr. Palihakkara graced the occasion as the Chief Guest at the Awards Ceremony held on 19th November 2016 at the College Auditorium. Regent International College which is the ‘only’ TISSL approved school in Gampaha, is also the only Educational Institute in Sri Lanka to be certified with prestigious ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard.
The dazzling Award Ceremony saw 169 high achievers been felicitated for the year 2015/2016 for excellence in both Academic and Extra Curricular activities.The College Dance Troupe trained by Ms. Rasika Perera and the College Choir trained by Mr. DilanSudintha added colour to the event showcasing the talents of the Regent International College students.
Master GeethsaraJayarathne and Miss. Isuri Rajapaksha were recognized as Best All Rounders in Junior and Senior categories respectively, while Master Vikum Weerasinghe was awarded with College colours for Scouting.
Dr. Frank Jayasinghe the Educational Consultant to the College,

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