Sri Lanka: Language key to harmony

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Sun Apr 5 16:32:43 UTC 2009

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Language key to harmony


Language is the main source for peace and harmony of a society with multi-ethnic groups. If Sinhala people could understand and speak Tamil language and if Tamils could speak and understand Sinhala language there would have not been an ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.


Education Minister Susil Premajayantha made these observations speaking at an opening ceremony of the National Language Centre for balanced learning at the National Institute of Education donated by the German Technical Corporation (GTZ) recently. 


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