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Green Clubs launch today at Hilton Colombo

The launch ceremony of the ‘Green Clubs’ will take place today (8) at Hilton Colombo at 9.00 am. The Green Clubs concept was part of the Budget 2019 presented by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, which proposes to grow 2.5 million plants across the country.

Membership in Green Clubs will be given to schoolchildren, social workers and volunteers. These Green Clubs will take the lead in the initiative to implement this programme in each Divisional Secretariat.

Minister Mangala Samaraweera has pointed out the importance of nurturing a green environment for future generations, in keeping with the rapid physical development in the country.

United Nations Acting Resident Coordinator Razia Pendse, Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Vajira Abeywardena, John Amaratunga, State Minister Eran Wickremeratne, Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera, Finance Ministry Secretary Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga and Finance Ministry Deputy Secretary A.R. Deshapriya will participate in this event. 


 

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