The inauguration ceremony of the Sports and Physical Health promotion programmes organized by the Ministry of Sports held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat premises.
Accordingly, it is expected to create an energetic, enthusiastic and healthy nation encompassing the adolescent, young, adult and senior social levels of the society through the implementation of this programme.
The appropriate programmes are formulated by a local committee guided by National, Divisional and political leadership. The Sports and Physical Health promotion programmes are operated among schools, Temples, work-sites, sports-clubs or various associations, stated the Ministry of Sports.
During the course of these initiatives, the project can be integrated into the society by physical exercise programs, drill-shows, exhibition Games, awareness programmes, Walks and initiating infrastructure projects and Shramadana Campaigns, the Ministry added.
Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara, Deputy Minister, H M Haris, Secretary to the President P.B. Abeykoon, officials of the Presidential Secretariat and others participated in this inaugural ceremony.