Minister of Education Susil Premajayantha represented Sri Lanka at the Transforming Education Summit held in New York, USA during the 77th UN General Assembly.
The summit’s main objective is to find solutions to the global education crisis. Heads of State and education ministers from many countries attended this summit.
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. The country’s education sector is expected to be benefited under the IFFEd as a result of the presentation made by Minister Premajayantha at the summit.