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Nurturing young talents

The United Nations Association of Sri Lanka organised an awards ceremony for Best Study Circle Contest, General Knowledge Contest, Speech Contest and Essay Writing Contest among the school children to mark the 70th National Observance of the United Nations Day.

It was held at the Bishops College Auditorium, Colombo, recently. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva was present as Chief Guest and Acting Resident Coordinator and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives Bath S. Crawford was the Guest of Honour.

The Keynote address were delivered by All Island Best Speaker Contest winner Dunya Jayamani Jayasekera of Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo,

The winners of the General knowledge Contest Hasith Jayanaka Abeygunawardena of Richmon College Galle, Speech Contest Dunya Jayamani Jayasekera of Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo, Essay Writing Contest Tharindi Dilara Pilapitiya of Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo and Best Teacher in Charge of the Study Circle M.Z.M. Riza of Christ Church College, Matale were received their awards from the chief guest and other guests.

Entertainment and Cultural Items were presented by Students of Ladies College Colombo and Kehan Gunathillake and Musthaq Shamail of The Colombo Toastmasters Gavel Club. 

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