Children born on President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s birthday which falls on November 18 are to receive gifts from the government.
The Health Ministry has reportedly said that it would implement a new programme to present gifts and rewards to every child born on November 18th in the future.
The media has reported that prizes will also be given to children born on November 18 this year.
The programme launched by the Health Ministry is titled as ‘Mihimeth Suwaduru Thilina Pradanaya’.
Each child born on November 18 is scheduled to be gifted a set of prizes worth over Rs.7, 500.