H.E. Mr. Jean-Paul Monchau, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, met with the Minister of Education [fr]
The Ministry of Education said steps were being taken to include the French Language in the School Curriculum with the assistance of the French Embassy to Sri Lanka. The Minister of education has instructed ministry officials to arrange a memorandum of understanding by october this year. The Minister also instructed them to make necessary arrangements with national education institutions to implement the French Language Programme.