E-libraries to be set-up
Minister of Project Management and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake states that e-libraries will be set up country wide to equip the youth with cutting edge knowledge. The Minister was speaking at the National Youth Day celebrations.
The National Youth Day celebrations were held at Temple trees under the patronage of Minister Sagala Ratnayake. State Minister Piyasena Gamage and Chairman of the National Youth Services Council, Eranda Weliange were also present at the event.
The celebrations were organized by the Ministry of Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development, the National Youth Services Council and the Sri Lanka Youth Associations Federation. The event was organized for the 35th time and equipment to initiate e-libraries were handed over to stakeholders at the event. Addressing the event, Minister Sagala Ratnayake said that the youth activities should keep pace with the changing trends in technology. He added that the National Youth Center is the apex body to guide the youth in the country. It was set up by current Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe 38 years ago. The Minister emphasized that the e-library concept will be introduced to use technology in a better way.