“Dayata Sevana” National Tree Planting Programme was inaugurated in 2010 to commemorate the birthday and the second anniversary of the ascendancy of HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa to office as President. Now it is implemented annually to make the nation green. This year, this day is very important in the history of Sri Lanka. HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially takes over the office of Chairperson of the Commonwealth Nations from Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot for two years.
In order to mark these events, this year “Dayata Sevana” Tree Planting Programme is followed through out the country.
A ceremony in this regard was held in Karainagar, Jaffna this morning (15). Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated in this event and planted the trees.
While addressing the gathering, the Governor wished the President for assuming Office of the Commonwealth Nations as the Chairperson.
Govt Agent of Jaffna District Sundaram Arumainayagam and Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan and other officials from various departments took part in the event.