“Mahinda Chinthanaya envisages a trilingual Sri Lanka where Sinhala and Tamil speaking people will relate to each other in each other’s languages and English will be a life skill for occupation and employment and an instrument of communication to access knowledge from the external world. Sinhala and Tamil will be further developed to serve as the country’s languages of discourse, discussion and intellectual debate on all aspects of modern knowledge and technology as is the function of national languages in almost all other countries of the world. This will enable the vast majority of our people to participate in national discourse to thereby help grow a vibrant, practicing democracy in the country.These Trilingual centers will definitely fulfill the aspirations of Mahintha Chinthana and thereby help to achieve real peace & meaningful in this country.”
Newly constructed classrooms at Trilingual Training Centre at Kalviyankadu, Jaffna were declared open by Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri on 06th April 2014.
These semi-permanent classrooms were constructed by UNICEF organization. He inaugurated the classes for the first batch of the programme. In these classrooms, 210 students in six divisions can learn at a time. A canteen has been constructed it this compound.
Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan, Asst. Secretary of Jaffna Regional Commissioner Office S.Annadurai, the Principal of the Trilingual Center Mrs.Lilani Amarasinghe and representative from UNICEF also took part in the event.