31 schools in Colombo to be temporarily closed due to CHOGM

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 - 18:48


The Ministry of Education states that 31 schools in Colombo will be temporarily closed due to the CHOGM summit scheduled to be held in Colombo in November.


Accordingly these schools will be closed for two weeks from the 6th of November till the 16th of November.


The Ministry of Education stated that the decision to close these schools was taken based on instructions received by the security officials of the UN Secretary General’s office who are in charge of security for the Commonwealth Delegates.


Ananda College, Nalanda College, Royal College, Vishaka Vidyalaya, D. S. Senanayaka College, Isipathana College and Sirimavo Bandaranayaka College are among the schools that will be closed during November.