HIS Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa President and Chief Scout of Sri Lanka inaugurated the Tree Planting Project of 100,000 Trees at the President’s House at 10.30 a.m. today (22-2-2021) in Commemoration of the 164th Birth Anniversary of Lord Baden Powell Founder of the Scout Movement. Major Gen Milinda Peiris Chief Commissioner , President of Sri Lanka Scout Council Mr. Merrille Goonetilleke, Deputy Chief Commissioner Mr. Janaprith Fernando, Chairman of Committee Mr. Kapila Kalyana Perera, Mr. Prabath Kularatne ( Asst.Chief Commissioner ( Media PR and MOPCoordinator) with other Commissioners from National Headquarters participated at the event. Simultaneously Scout Districts in the island also commenced their Baden Powell Day Celebrations with theTree planting project.

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