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Intellectuals requested to be of service to the country

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By ITN News Editor March 24, 2019 18:51

Intellectuals requested to be of service to the country

President Maithrepala Sirisena has requested the intellectuals to join to render an extensive service to the country and the people. The president made this request at the University Research Excellence Awards Ceremony.The ceremony has been held to recognize the services of university teachers, locally and internationally under six categories. It has been organized by the committee of university vice chancellors and directors. The awards ceremony is held in every two years and this year’s ceremony took place at the president’s house. Addressing the gathering the president said that there is no shortage of intellectuals in the country but there are many challenges that the country cannot overcome. He said many intellectuals have left the country. The president requested them to use their knowledge to work for the country. Chairman of the committee Professor Sampath Amarathunge presented a memento to the president. Minister Rauff Hakeem was present on the occasion.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 24, 2019 18:51

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