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Sri Lanka commemorates World’s Children’s Day and Elder’s Day

Oct 1, 2010 5:08:19 AM - itnnews.lk

Sri Lanka has joined the world in commemorating the World Children’s and Elders Day

Several programmes have been organized on this occasion. This year’s theme is ‘give hands to enlighten children’. Various programmes have been organized in Anuradhapura from today until 3rd Sunday, including the national function. The children in the North Central Province as well as in the North and East will participate in the programme. The President will join the final day of celebrations to be held on the 3rd.

ITN has also organized several programmes to mark the occasion. Many events are being held at the Leisure World in Kalu-aggala. The series of programmes organized by Lakhanda Radio is being held at the Water World in Diyagama.

Meanwhile eye glasses were donated to elders by the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council under the patronage of Parliamentarian Kanake Herath to mark the Elders Day.