Government decides not to hold Grade 5 Scholarship Exam in future

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena says the government has decided not to hold the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination in future.

At a function held at Polonnaruwa Royal College yesterday, the President said that the decision had been taken , following consideration given to the pressures that students are faced with at such a young age , as a consequence of the scholarship examination.