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Attempting to root out social ills

Sustainable Development Goals Children’s Parliament of Sri Lanka Inauguration Assembly organized by Sri Lanka United Nations Friendship Organization (SUNFO) was held at the BCIS Auditorium, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) recently.

Nearly 75 children took part in the event from nine provinces. The logo of the children’s parliament was also launched. They selected the Prime Minister, Speaker and the Opposition Leader with 17 Ministers to work on 17 Sustainable Goals of the United Nations.

They took oaths from International Interchange Development Association (IIDA) Group President Prof Moon Yong Jo.

State Minister of Technology and Innovation Thilanga Sumathipala was present as Chief Guest and inaugurated the Children’s Parliament. Director General of the SUNFO Dr. Deshapriya S Wijetunge delivered the welcome speech. Sugath Yalegama (Director General Sustainable Development Council), Sujatha Alahapperuma (Deputy Chairperson National Child Protection Authority) and Jurpas Pitaksethakam (Beauty Queen Of Thailand) were also present.Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya invited the 75 members of Children Parliament to the Parliamentary Complex and held a discussion with them.

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