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Training for school traffic wardens in Galle

The Riya Sahakaru- Magasumituru training programme on traffic laws for school traffic wardens will be held on December 5, 6 and 7 in Thawalama, Ambalangoda and Galle respectively.

It is jointly organised by Southern Province Chief Ministry Office and Provincial Law and Order Ministry in association with the Provincial Education Ministry.

The first programme will be held at the Thawalama Vidyaraja Vidyalaya in Hiniduma , followed by the second and third at the Ambalangoda Dharmashoka College and the Galle Town Hall correspondingly. The event will commence at 8.30 a.m. on each day as scheduled above

The programme is aimed at enhancing the knowledge of school traffic wardens and to acknowledge and appreciate their contribution towards the national endeavour of eliminating the traffic accident menace which at present has been intensified in to national and international fatal crisis as well.

The Galle district programme is the initial step of a series of programmes that would cover the entire Sothern Province. police will provide resource persons for the project to which 1,760 school traffic wardens from 96 schools throughout the district are scheduled to participate.

Each participating school will be provided with a set of six school traffic warden jackets, six pairs of traffic gloves, six traffic whistles and four traffic cones and every participating student will be awarded with a certificate of participation.