He added that maintaining the school system in the face of the Covid epidemic was a challenge that can be overcome.
Meanwhile, with the report of an infected person from the Hingurakgoda Zonal Education Office, steps were taken to send the children of the Minneriya National School to their homes yesterday.
However, the principal of the school, D.M. Ranaweera stated that the academic activities of the school will continue as usual from Monday.
Meanwhile, people in the isolated Ragama-Batalanda estate area staged a protest today alleging that they had not received relief. The group dispersed after the Ragama Police OIC intervened and promised to solve their issue.
Distribution of essential food items to the people in isolated areas in the Colombo District was carried out under the patronage of Minister Wimal Weerawansa.