Source: Jamaica Gleaner
Date Published: Saturday | April 11, 2009
The Ministry of Education and the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) recently commended Jamalco for its ongoing investment in Jamaica's education system through its continued donation of books to institutions island wide.
The commendations came at a ceremony to mark the 28th anniversary of the Jamalco book programme and the start of the 2009 book distribution drive at the Clarendon-based bauxite/alumina refinery on Wednesday.
Jamalco has been organising the book project since 1981 to assist educational institutions get additional textbooks for libraries and for the classroom.
The article provides information about the Jamalco book programme. Also in the article, a summary of some of the speeches delivered at the ceremony marking the 28th anniversary of the programme and the launch of the 2009 book distribution drive at the Clarendon-based bauxite/alumina refinery. Among the speeches delivered are comments from both the Ministry of Education and the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) giving commendations to Jamalco for its donation of books to institutions island wide.