The youths who have arrived from the north have observed the beauty of the south.
Five hundred rehabilitated youths from the north are currently visiting the south under the programme ‘from Palmyrah groves to the coconut groves’. Yesterday they participated in a friendly cricket match at Uyanwatta Stadium in Matara. Today thy visited Kataragama and shared their experiences with the youths from the south. They participated in a Kavadi performance to seek blessings of the god of Kataragama. They also visited Sella Kataragama. They are expected to view the massive development projects in the south and the construction work of the southern expressway. Minister Chandrasiri Gajadheera also accompanied the youths.