Security beefed up for schools

Ahead of the re-opening of schools on Monday (06), Minister of Education, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has said that security forces will be provided for all Government schools.

Minster Kariyawasam said that at least one Police officer will be placed at each school, in addition, all schools have been expected to implement tough security measures to ensure safety.

The decision to reopen schools on Monday (06) was taken after having held several extensive discussion with security forces, the Minister told reporters.