Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, visited Mumbai, to deliver the keynote speech at the World CSR Day held from 17th-18th February.

More than 1,000 experts from 130 nations congregated with the target of giving a stage to the corporate, government, common society and the scholarly community to share their desires, yearnings and duties.

In his address, the minister emphasized the significance of Education in supporting Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). He additionally expressed that, Sri Lanka, has started instructive changes that would have a sweeping effect on accomplishing SDGs in the nation. The best social duty Sri Lanka has in training is to guarantee that school leavers are prepared to join the work market and furthermore to settle on proper further reviews. The Government underscored on aptitudes advancement and professional training. These strategies would guarantee that understudies in vocational schools get training in their preferred surges. Another stream in vocational studies is likewise being presented. With the abilities and work states of mind the young get, they will join the commercial center with confidence, and the school dropout rate will drop to a close to zero. This is one of the immense social duties in training in Sri Lanka.