July 13, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government for the 3rd consecutive year has declared the week from July 14 to 20 as Social Integration Week to promote social integration and co-existence to create a united nation.
This year's Social Integration Week will be held under the theme 'National Unity through Social Integration' by the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration.
Last year the Ministry had successfully carried out activities island-wide with the assistance of the government Institutions and other stakeholders under theme "Education for Social Integration".
This year also several activities and programs such as Kite Festival, Launching of Trilingual Magazine, Inter-School Speech Competitions etc., will be held during the Social Integration week.
Under the scheduled programs, two provincial centers for the Northern and Sabaragamuwa provinces will be opened. The center for the Northern Province is at Kilinochchi and the Sabaragamuwa center at Kuruvita.
The inauguration ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Royal residence of King Parakumbahu (Wijayanthi Prasada) in Polonnaruwa.