The national day of admitting children to grade one this year falls today.
The national celebration of this will be held at the Trincomalee Vidyaaloka College today under the patronage of Education Minister Bandula Gunawardhana.
The number of students admitted to grade one this time is approximately 335 thousand.
Meanwhile the national programme of providing mid-day meals to school children will be held at the Trincomalee Sri Madumai-Ambaal College this forenoon.
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardhana elaborating on this stated as follows: