Today is Children’s Day and the day to remember our senior citizens too!
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 14:57
Today is World Children’s Day. Children all over the country will celebrate the children's day in Schools, Home wherever they are meant to be.
However, many incidents where lives of children were at risk were reported within the country in the recent past. abduction, abuses and murders and incidents of child labour were some incidents that had caught the attention of the authorities and the general public.
Also today marks the International day for Elders as well. This day is a commemorated to thank and recognize the service of the senior citizens to the society and the community we live in. Its a special day for older persons and senior citizens all over the world.
A national event in view of World Children’s Day will be celebrated today at the Maharagama Youth Centre today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the theme Protect Us with Love.