70th National Observance of the UN | Daily News

70th National Observance of the UN

United Nations Association of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNSL had organized the 70th National Observance of the United Nations Day while celebrating the 60th anniversary of Sri Lanka's membership to the UN and the 65th anniversary of the United Nations Association.

The event was held at the Bishops College Auditorium, Colombo under the patronage of Executive Chairman of the Association Brigadier General G V Elapata. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva was present as Chief Guest and Acting Resident Coordinator and Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN FAO Representative for Sri Lanka & Maldives Bath S Crawford was present as a Guest of Honour.

The Awards were presented to the Highest Honourary Member and Invaluable Service to the UN and Association. Special awards were also presented to all who supported the Association. The winners of the Best Teacher in Charge of Best Study Circle, General Knowledge, Speech and Essay contest received awards from the chief guest and guests. 


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