The three- day annual EDEX Expo- 2017, Sri Lanka's largest education exhibition and job fair was held at the BMICH recently. It was conducted by the Royal College Union (RCU). Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva was the chief guest, from Royal College Principal B.A. Abeyratne and EDEX Chairman Mahinda Galagedara were present.
The objective of conducting this annual exhibition was to encourage Sri Lankan youth to continue their higher studies after school and university career. This encouraged students to continue their studies while being employed in Sri Lanka or abroad.
According to the EDEX organizing committee, officials of over 20 countries including Australia, USA, Russia, UK, Cyprus, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, India and France made their representations at the exhibition to provide career guidance assistance to participants. Over 250 stalls were opened at the exhibition site by local and foreign educational universities and institutions. The print media sponsor of the Exhibition was Daily News and the Sunday Observer.
Text and Pics : Ruzaik Farook