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* Sri Lankan President stresses the need to safeguard water resources
Wed, Mar 20, 2013, 07:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 20, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today stressed the need to safeguard the country's water resources on behalf of the future generation.

Participating in the 2013 World Water Day ceremony at the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, the President said it is a timely need to protect water resources as water would become the most precious resource in future.

Sri Lanka marks the World Water Day beginning today with a three-day program that includes an international exhibition, a walk for water and a series of seminars.

National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) of Sri Lanka under the guidance of the Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage has made arrangements to celebrate the world water day 2013 from March 20th to 22nd at the BMICH in Colombo.

The President noted that the value of water is amply reflected in Sri Lanka, which is an agricultural country as there is a tremendous trend among the younger generation of the country toward agriculture.

The Convention expects to bring together all possible stakeholders to create awareness and share experiences on Water Cooperation.

p> (Photos by Sudath Silva)



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