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SL, USA to sign bilateral agreement to promote English in the island

A bilateral agreement would be signed this week by the United States of America (USA) and Sri Lanka (SL), to utilise the assistance of resource persons belonging to the US Peace Corps in order to promote English language in the island.According to news releases issued by Attorney–at–Law Sudarshana Wickremesinghe Gunawardhane, American Peace Corps CEO Sheila Crowley would visit Sri Lanka for the purpose.

During an earlier visit on an invitation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, an American Peace Corps delegation in the latter part of last May, recommended that Peace Corp volunteers’ service should be reused for the promotion of English knowledge among the people of Sri Lanka.