International Mother Languages Day organized by the Bangladesh High Commission and partnered by Sri Lanka Scout Association and BP Day took place at the Independence Hall in Colombo this morning 21 February 2020 under the patronage of Hon. Mahinda Rajapakse - Prime Minister.
Hon. Bandula Gunawardena - Minister of Higher Education and Hon. Douglas Devananda - Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources were Guests of Honour.
Certificates were awarded to the Winners of the Art Competition organized by the Bangladesh High Commission.
It was followed by a colourful presentation of music and songs of different countries in different languages.
Tne Prime Minister was presented a Messenger of Peace Green scarf by the Deputy Chief Commissioner Mr. Janaprith Fernando.
Members of the Diplomatic Corp., Distinguished invitees, Students, Scouts, Scout Commissioners and leaders were present at the occassion.