President Maithripala Sirisena said an allocation of Rs. 10 million would be made to strengthen the Sunday Dhamma School Fund.
He said the government is taking every possible step to improve Dhamma education in the country as it helps to build a virtuous and disciplined society.
The President was participating in the 124th Sunday School Day celebration, at Kaduruwela Jayanthi Temple on Saturday.
He said children should be nurtured with subject knowledge and virtues in order to build a better future.
The Sunday School Flag was presented to the President during the event.
The President also felicitated Sunday Dhamma School teachers who had completed 40 years of service by appointing them Justices of the Peace.
President Sirisena also presented prizes and gifts to the winners of the Sunday School competition and Daham Sisu Saviya scholarships to the children.