Minister Gayantha Karunatilake says that allocations for children should be continued irrespective of the Government in power. He said this during a function at the Yatagala Maha Vidyalaya in Galle. Minister Gayantha Karunatilake said that the most valuable gift that can be given to a child is education. He said that intellectuals requested to increase allocations for education when the Government came into power. The Government paying attention to the request, increased allocations for education by the budget. The Government’s should not change programmes that are in place for the children.