Seminars for G.C.E. O/Level candidates in the Jaffna mainland
were organized by the Army at different venues, 17th Battalion
the Gemunu Watch (17 GW) serving in the Kayts island organized
a separate one day seminar for O/Level students in the islands
on 27th October at Velanai Central College.
Over 300 students
from Kayts, Punguduthivu, Mandathivu, Velanai, Karainagar and
Nainathivu islands attended the seminar on mathematics and science
subjects conducted by some teachers teaching those subjects in
512 Brigade Colonel Ajith Pallawala, Zonal Director of Education
Velanai Mr. T. John Quintus, Commander Kanchadeva Naval Base Captain
(Navy) Jayathilaka Bandara, Commanding Officer 17 GW Lieutenant
Colonel Senaka Premawansa, education officials and senior officers
of the 51 Division were present during the programme.
and transport were provided by the Army for all participants.