Opening of the Three storied building in Babussalam Maha Vidyalaya
Hon. Basil Rohana Rajapaksa, Senior adviser to the President and Minister of Economic Development along with the High Commissioner of Pakistan H.E Seema Ilahi Baloch inaugurated the Pakistan sponsored three storied school building at Babussalam Maha Vidyalaya in Pasyala, Gampaha today (17).
The Government of Pakistan has sponsored the construction of this 3 storied state of the Arts school building in Gampaha district to support the education sector development drive of the Sri Lankan government.
The foundation stone of the project was laid on 9th February 2011 by the Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister for Economic Development and High Commissioner of Pakistan , Seema Ilahi Baloch .
This project also added to various projects carried out by government of Pakistan in health , education and livelihood sectors in Sri Lanka. These projects includes construction of the district Hospital, Akurana; equipping science laboratories in schools, 30 computer centers and 6 stitching centers, providing ambulances to hospitals, awards of Jinnah Scholarships to students for continuation of education, and the awards of long-term scholarships for study of medicine, engineering, dentistry and pharmacy in Pakistan.
The newly constructed school will be catering to the local population of Pasyala area. Presently, the school has an enrollment of over 500 students (both male and female), with 19 teachers as the instructional staff for the institution.
The school building would add 7200 sq.ft .of floor area which will include al the modern facilities including a library, a fully equipped home science laboratory, Computer laboratory and class rooms.
The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Western Provincial Council Members Kokila Gunawardhana, Kamal Kuruppu and Several prominent Personalities from the area along with Pakistan High Commission officials and big number of Parents and students.