Around 500 young persons listen to President’s budget speech

Around five hundred young persons, including schoolchildren, visited the Parliament Complex yesterday (14) to listen to the Budget Speech delivered by President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Serjeant-at-Arms Narendra Fernando said that this is the first time in history of Parliament that a young community, including schoolchildren, visited Parliament to listen to a Budget Speech.

Senior students including student leaders of several schools in the Western Province and nearly a hundred young persons representing the youth parliament of the National Youth Service Council were among them. Besides this, a group of young people representing the Youth Corps also came to witness this event. After listening to the budget debate, they also joined a sightseeing tour inside Parliament.


by Daily News Sri Lanka

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