The President offered Rs. 100,000.00 each to the students to supplement their expenses.
The competition will be held at the Yakutsk University in the Siberia state in Russia from the 1st of May with participation of 22 Asian countries. The President directed the officials to provide required facilities to the students.
The President has given instructions to the officials to inform the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia, on providing necessary air travel facilities to these students to travel to Yakutsk University.
Secretary to the President, P.B. Abeykoon, the Coordinator in Sri Lanka for International Physics Olympiad competition, Prof. S.R.D. Rosa participated in this event.