A special function has been organized in Vakarai to mark the International Day of the Indigenous People. All Adivasis who participate in the programme have arrived in Vakarai.
The function will consist of items that are connected to the Aadivasi culture such as the commemorating the dead. The special function has been organized in Vakarai to celebrate the discovery that Adivasis known as “Ambula” are still living in the area. President Mahinda Rajapaksa will also participate in the function that will be held tomorrow. The chief of Adivasis Wanaspati Uruvarige Vanniyalatto said that in Sri Lanka more arrangements have been made to celebrate the Adivasi day. Meanwhile a memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the Wild Life Conservation Department and the Adivasis.