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Development Lotteries Board also joins with the national anti drug campaign

11-April-2019

Development Lotteries Board also  joins with the national anti drug campaign

At present the national programme which was launched  under the direction of H.E. the President under the name 'country free of  drugs' is implemented all over the Island.

Accordingly instructions have been given by the President's Task Force on Drug Prevention to carry out an official programme in the morning of 03.04.2019 at the premises of all state corporations and statutory boards with the participation of the Heads of institutions and staff.

Therefore DLB also implemented a programme concurrently to the national programme , which was scheduled to hold on 8.30 a.m. of last Wednesday.

National anthem was sung by the staff commencing the programme and then all took 'Bakmaha Divuruma' pledge. Arrangements were made for the staff to listen to the address of H. E. the President and the theme song introduced by  President's Task Force on Drug Prevention was also sung marking this occasion.

In the meantime the Chairman also delivered a speech highlighting the adverse effects of drug menace and reminding the responsibility of all citizens to fight against this epidemic. Further instructions were given to organize circles for prevention of drugs within the institution.

 


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