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Wide benefits for investments on children – UNICEF

Mar 4, 2011 10:22:41 AM - itnnews.lk

UNICEF says that investments made on behalf of children under 10 years of age has brought wide benefits.

UNICEF has revealed this in “The World’s Children 2011” Report. UNICEF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka Reza Hosaini handed over the report to Minister Dulles Alahapperuma. According to the report the mortality rate of children less than five years has declined to 33 percent. Boys and girls of many zones in the world have been equally directed to education. Millions of children are now being provided with safe drinking water and essential drugs. They also enjoy immunization in time. Giving his views on this occasion the UNICEF Representative said that there was an outstanding growth in Sri Lanka’s economy through investments made in the education and training spheres of teenage children.