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Fund raising programmes of the WFP successfully completed

Jun 6, 2010 12:17:55 PM - itnnews.lk

The train journey and the march organized by the UN World Food Programme have been successfully completed.

The march was held to collect funds to overcome hunger amongst the poor and nutrition deficiencies amongst school children while raising awareness in the public. Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated in the march held from the Fort Railway Station to the Negombo Railway Station. Minister Bandula Gunawardena, Swiss Ambassador in Sri Lanka Ruth Flint, UN Resident Coordinator Neil Buhne and UN Resident Representative Adnan Khan also participated in the march. Winners of the Art competition were presented with prizes and certificates.