Addressing the Colombo District conference “Let’s Protect Children national program, held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo, on Wednesday, 21st February 2019, President Maithripala Sirisena proclaimed that establishing of a National Fund within coming two weeks to take action towards ensuring the protection of the children.

He further emphasises importance of a broad social dialogue regarding the protection of children is needed as a result of various social challenges arisen in today’s society with a objective to address the challenges faced by the present younger generation.

He also mentioned about the program launched by the Presidential Secretariat names, ‘Daruwan Surakimu’ as a prime program for securing the children, which is the lifeline of the nation and building an environment which is applicable for the development of their physical and mental health. Under this, health, education, mental health counseling, legal consultation and several fields are included in those programs which are conducted for children.

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