He pointed out that when children in the country were facing difficulties, the DP Institute of Education came forward boldly.
However, there is talk in the political arena that Dhammika Perera's costly trilingual free online education campaign is a pre-campaign for his candidacy for the presidency.
That is why this educational program was started using the initials (DP) of his name, according to field sources.
As the 2019 Presidential Election approached, there was a rumour that he was going to contest as the Common Presidential Candidate.
However, Dhammika Perera later said that he did not want the 2020 presidential candidacy but the post of Secretary to the Treasury.