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Monday, October 15, 2012 - 6.50 GMT
UNICEF commends govt's efforts to uplift welfare of rural communities


UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, Ms. Karin Hulshof commended Sri Lankan government’s programs and efforts to uplift the welfare of rural communities, during her meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

She had praised the government’s commitment to solve issues faced by the children, particularly in reducing child malnutrition and improving the health care of rural children.

Ms. Hulshof and her team are visiting Sri Lanka as part of an official tour that aims to look in to the development projects undertaken in the South Asian Region to uplift the welfare of the people.



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