Ministry To Focus On 18-20 Age Group Events This Year

Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka|May 29, 2020

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Ministry To Focus On 18-20 Age Group Events This Year
The Education Ministry is focusing on conducting Inter-Schools competitions in the age groups of Under-18 and Under-20 before the end of this year, according to sources.
Susil Premalal

No school competition (individual or team) has been held since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic at Zonal, Provincial or National level and until clearance is given by the Health Ministry, the Education Ministry is unlikely to approve competitions being held at school level.

The University Grants Commission allocates extra marks for participation at National level competitions serving as an additional qualification for students seeking to enter universities.

However, as competitions are not being held this year, it has been a setback for all talented sportsmen and sportswomen.

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