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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7.59 GMT

President takes oath as Chief Scout


President Maithripala Sirisena took oaths as Chief Scout of Sri Lanka & Patron of the Scouts Guild yesterday (May 20) at a special ceremony held at the Presidentís Office.

Chief Commissioner of Sri Lanka Scouts Prof. Nimal de Silva administered the oath and draped with the scoutís scarf.

Sri Lanka Scouts constitution provides that the President of the country is the Chief Scout.

The President was informed on future activities and special programmes to be carried out by the Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

During the function, the President instructed the relevant officials to provide all assistance to the National Scouts movement. The President recalled the experiences he gained during his schooling period as a scout and how that helped him in his later activities.

Deputy Chief Commissioner of Scouts Shiraz Salih and several other officers of the Scouts Movement attended this function.




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