International Children’s Day:
Ministry to issue stamp, flag
The Child Development and Women’s Affairs Ministry will issue a
Children’s Day memorial stamp and a flag to mark International
The ministry will also introduce a national flag and a national
anthem for children, an official said.
The ministry has taken measures to conduct several programmes to
celebrate Children’s Day under the theme Me Daru Kage Numbage Apage
Surakimu Rata Deya Wage.
The National Children’s Day 2011 celebration ceremony, organized by
the ministry, will be held at President’s House with the participation
of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa, Prime
Minister D.M. Jayaratne, ministers, secretaries of ministries,
ambassadors, principals, teachers and 1,000 children on October 1.
A Children’s Film Festival organized by the ministry will be held at
the National Film Corporation film hall until September 30.