Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (21) attended an event in Temple Trees, to handover a new bus to Royal College Colombo.
The Prime Minister ceremonially handed over the keys of the bus to the Principal of Royal College, D. V. S. Gunathilaka.
The brand new 54 seater bus made in Japan, is a donation by Keerthi Manthrirathne to Royal College. This bus was allowed to be imported with a full duty free concession, with PM Mahinda granting the approval when he was the Minister of Finance.
MP Premanath C. Dolawatte, Deputy Principal of Royal College Krishantha Silva and Mr. Mahesh Gunaratne representing the parents of the College were also present at the occasion.