President meets Olympiad students

President meets Olympiad students

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Sri Lankan students who are participating in the 18th Asian Physics Olympiad competition called on President Maithripala Sirisena before leaving for Russia.
These students met the President at the Presidential Secretariat this morning. The President took the initiative of providing 100 thousand rupees each as an expenses allowance for each student.
This competition is scheduled to be held in Siberia, Russia from the 01st to the 09th of next month. Students from 22 Asian countries are due to participate in this annual competition. The President issued instructions to the officials to inform the Russian Embassy to provide the required air travel facilities for these students to reach the venue of the competition.
President’s Secretary P.B. Abeykoon and Coordinator of the International Physics Olympiad competition in Sri Lanka Prof. S.R.D. Rosa were among those present on the occasion.