Department of Probation and Child Care Services

State Ministry of Women and Child Development, Pre School and Primary Education, School Infrastructure and School Services

Ammawarune The Entertainment Programme

08 03 2021 - 16:00 PM

 “Ammawarune”, the entertainment programme to promote good parenting to foster an informed and knowledgeable generation of children was held as the opening ceremony of the World International Women’s Day falling on 08.03.2021. The programme was held at 4.00 p.m at the Independence Square under the patronage of the Prime Minister, Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksha. The former First Lady, Madam Shiranthi Rajapakshe, Hon. Minister of Education, Prof. G. L. Peiris, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Dinesh Gunawardene and several other Members of the Cabinet and Ministers of State Ministries, Members of the Parliament and high table level officials of government institutions participated at the opening ceremony. “Ammawarune” programme was a concept of the Hon. Piyal Nishantha, the State Minister of Women & Child Development, Pre-school & Primary Education, School Infrastructure & Education Services and was organized by the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Probation and Child Care Services, Mr. Sudheera Nilanga Vithana under the guidance of the Secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Kumari Jayasekara. The programme was aired on ITN as a live telecast.




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