Minister of Education Dr. Susil Premajayantha represented Sri Lanka at the Transforming Education Summit held in New York, USA during the 77th UN General Assembly.
The main objective of this Summit was to find solutions to the global education crisis.
Heads of State, Education Ministers from many countries across the globe attended the event.
Additionally, the launch of the International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd) that would focus on providing financial assistance to revive education in countries severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the global economic crisis also took place simultaneously.
Sri Lanka’s education sector will be benefitted under the IFFEd as a result of the presentation made by Minister Premajayantha at the Summit on the effects of the pandemic and economic crisis on the country’s education.