Southern Children's Provincial Council inaugurated
The inaugural session of Southern Children's Provincial Council (SCPC)
was held at the Wackwella Management Development and Training Institute
in Galle on October 1 (Children's Day) organised by the SPC Minister of
Provincial Youth Affairs, Culture and Art Affairs, Probation and
Childcare and Sports Weerasumana Weerasinghe.
The chief guest was the Chief Minister SPC Shan Wijayalal de Silva.
The SCPC consists of 55 Councillors aged between 14-16 years selected
from District Children's Councils and Children's Homes, including two
members nominated by the Provincial Minister. There are 22, 17 and 14
child Councillors from Galle, Matara and the Hambantota districts.