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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1799

National Integration and Reconciliation week & Launch of Reconciliation T.V Channel

Colombo, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com):

President Maithripala Sirisena as the Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation declared the National Integration and Reconciliation week from 8th to 14th January 2017.

As an important initiative under this week, a special budget provision of Rs.180 Mn was granted to the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation to facilitate and undertake programmes aimed at improving peace and harmony among the different ethnicity in Sri Lanka in consultation with Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC).

Under this Programme it is proposed to establish a special reconciliation T.V channel under the SLRC to hear the voices and undertake special reconciliation programme through a dedicated special channel through the SLRC.

In this regard, a project concept document and an MOU was signed by the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation with SLRC at the SLRC premises on 8th January 2017 to coincide the initiative with the President’s commencement of the 3rd year of the Office and the National Integration and Reconciliation Week declared by the President as the Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation.

PS: The picture above shows the Signing of the Agreement between the Chairman of SLRC Mr. Ravi Jayawardhane and the Secretary of the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation Mr. V. Sivagnanasothy in the Presence of Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, Gayantha Karunathilaka Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Mano Ganeshan, Minister of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages and Ajith Perera, Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy.

- Asian Tribune -

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