President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa paid a particular go to to BCI Campus, Negombo (Benedict XVI Catholic Institute) on Jan.15 on the invitation of Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo.
The occasion was carried out underneath strict well being protocols and was attended by a restricted viewers amongst which have been the Archbishop of Colombo , Rector of BCI ; Rev. Fr. Quintus Fernando ,Professor G L Peiris, Minister of Training , Prasanna Ranatunga, Minister of Tourism,(Dr.) Nalaka Godahewa, State Minister – City Improvement, Coast Conservation, Waste Disposal, and Public Sanitation, Dr Sudharshini Fernandopulle, State Minister of Major Well being Care, Epidemics and COVID Illness Management, Nimal Lanza, State Minister – Rural Roads and different Infrastructure Improvement, Chief Air Marshal Roshan Gunatileke, Governor of the Western Province, Prof Kapila Perera, Secretary to the Ministry of Training, Prof Sampath Amaratunga, chairman of the College Grants Fee and Prof Sudantha Liyanage, Vice-Chancellor of the College of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, chairman/Director – Board of Administration, Postgraduate Institute of Administration (PIM) and member of BCI Tutorial Council together with a number of different dignitaries.
Welcoming the gathering Rev. Father Quintus Fernando; Rector of BCI, stated ‘BCI Campus was established 6 years in the past with a holistic and distinctive method to greater schooling. Our emphasis will not be restricted to creating graduates which can be business prepared, armed with data and talent, however we aspire to make BCI Campus a breeding floor for well-disciplined, humanely nurtured, and accountable residents. We ‘Aspire to Encourage’ our college students to turn into professionals who possess educational data and talent units, while additionally mentoring them to claim their dignity and integrity as true human beings”. The reverend father additionally drew particular consideration to the invaluable help President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has rendered to BCI, over time. Particular point out was made to President is involvement in expediting the reconstruction and renovation work of BCI in 2015 because the campus ready to welcome Pope Francis who visited BCI throughout his go to to Sri Lanka.
Talking on the occasion, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith who drew consideration to the innumerable efforts of the Catholic Church to supply a sound Training to youngsters and youth the world over, said that ‘schooling at this time is not only a matter of mastering science and know-how solely, but additionally, and rather more, a matter of helping an adolescent to grasp life itself. So, Institutes of upper studying shouldn’t be a lot revenue making as a lot as academies of ethical and religious formation for the youth’.