35 schools closed for CHOGM

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 - 8:10


The Ministry of Education said The government has decided to close 35 schools in the Colombo city from November 6TH to 19TH in view of the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting scheduled to be held in Colombo.


Six more schools will also be closed from November 7th, 8th and 9th during this period.

Among the main schools that will be closed in the Colombo district from November 6th to 19th areColombo Ananda, Nalandaa, Royal, Thurstan, Vishaakaa, Sirimaavo Bandaranaike, Mahaanaama, Isipathana, and D. S. Senanayake College.


Schools that are closed:


01        Mahanama College, Colombo

02        Baron Jayathilaka College, Maligawatte

03        Rajasinghe College, Maligawatte

04        Ashoka Vidyalaya, Maradana

05        Ananda College, Maradana

06        Viharamahadevi Girls School, Maradana

07        Sangaraja College, Maradana

08        Holy Rosary Sinhala School, Slave Island

09        Holy Rosary Tamil School, Slave Island

10        T.B Jayah College, Slave Island

11        Al- Iqbal College, Slave Island

12        Mihindu College, Keselwatte

13        Al- Hikma College, Keselwatte

14        Kotahena Central College

15        St. Paul’s Girls school Milagiriya

16        Hindu College, Bambalapitiya

17        Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo-5

18        Isipathana College, Colombo-5

19        C.W.W. Kannangara Maha Vidyalaya, Borella

20        Susamayawardena College, Borella

21        Royal College, Colombo -7

22        D. S Senanayake College, Colombo- 7

23        Thurstan College, Colombo-3

24        Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalya Colombo- 5

25        Ananda Balika Vidyalaya, Maradana

26        Gothami Balika Vidyalaya, Maradana

27        Nalanda College, Borella

28        Mahabodhi Vidyalaya, Colombo-10

29        Saripuththa Vidyalaya, Colombo-5

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