Vice President Faisal Naseem on Sunday spoke about the integral role of private educational institutions in national development. Speaking at the graduation ceremony for 2021–2022 of Kangaroo Kids International Preschool held in Dharubaaruge, the Vice President said the contributions of private educational institutions are instrumental to the administration’s plans to diversify the teaching environment.

The Vice President also spoke about strengthening the joint efforts by public and private educational institutions to further the nation’s education system. Noting that children learn by imitation, the Vice President called on all members of the community to set good examples for children to protect them from negative influences.

At the function, the Vice President was presented with a plaque of appreciation by Islanders Education, which runs Kangaroo Kids International Preschool. The Vice President also distributed certificates to the graduates of the class of 2021–2022 at the ceremony. Students from eleven different classes graduated at the ceremony today.