“Our honor should be extended to Mrs. Sibil Weththasinghe who is committed to build the beautiful world of children in a great way as a writer”, says President Maithripala Sirisena.
He participated in the 88th birth anniversary of Mrs. Sibil Weththasinghe held today (Oct. 31) at the M.D. Gunasena Lilian Auditorium in Colombo.
“When the government has started a new journey to win the children’s world for them, writers such as Sibil Weththasinghe who remove harmful things from the minds of children and nurture their creativity through writings should be born in the future too”, the President said.
Five new books written by Mrs. Sibil Weththasinghe were also launched at this occasion.
Deputy Managing Director of M. D. Gunasena Company offered a Pansiya Panas Jathaka Potha to President.
President Sirisena presented a souvenir book, created by M. D. Gunasena Company for this birth anniversary to Mrs. Weththasinghe.
Veteran songstress Nanda Malini, Somarathna Dissanayake and Niranjala sarojini participated in this anniversary celebrations.