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Free Tamil language training for police

Free Tamil language training for police

Colombo, 15 November, ( The Milinda Moragoda institute initiated a Tamil language training course, free of charge for the police officers in the Colombo DIG's Division. The duration of the course is six months and the under interaction of this venture is basically for police officers who man the inquiry desks at the police stations and these who are deployed on security purposes. This will enable them to have better rapport with the Tamil speaking people in the city.

Inspector General of Police Jayantha Wikcramarathne, who met Minister Milinda Moragoda at a ceremony to hand over computers and photocopy machines to OIC's of police stations in Colombo East and Colombo West before the couple of month, stressed upon the value of the knowledge of the Tamil language to police officers specially those working in the predominately Tamil people living areas in the city.

Minister promised IGP that he would help him in this initiative and instructed his officials to immediately to work out and schedule in collaboration with the police within and in a very short period of time this invaluable service another social event of the Milinda Moragoda Institute was inaugurated recently.

Chief Secretary General of the Amarapura Snaga Sabawa ven Brahmanawatte Sivali thero who graced the occasion addressing the gathering in Tamil emphasised upon the value of the Tamil language bringing harmony and better understanding between the two main communities Sinhala and Tamil, and this ongoing conflict could be resolved to the satisfaction of both parties in the conflict.

Picture shows Minister Milinda Moragoda, IGP Jayantha Wikcramarathne and the other participants at the inauguration ceremony held recently at the Colombo DIG's auditorium.

- Asian Tribune -

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