President Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated ‘Api Nirogi Vemu,’ a health promotion program for children at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre today (November 28).
The objective of this program is to create children to take leadership for the promotion of a healthy life style. The program is organized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.
President Sirisena presented health promotion awards to the school children, selected from all parts of the country.
The President also was presented a souvenir at this occasion.
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senarathne, State Minister of Education V. Radhakrishnan, Deputy Minister of Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Mohammad Kasim and the Secretary to the Health Ministry Anura Jayawickrema also were present at this occasion.