Several Trophy’s to Visakha on United Nations Day competitions

The United Nations Association of Sri Lanka presented awards for the Best Study Circle Contest, General Knowledge Contest, Speech Contest and Essay Writing Contest among school children to mark the 70th National Observance of United Nations Day.

The ceremony was held at the Bishop's College Auditorium, Colombo recently. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva was the chief guest and Acting Resident Coordinator and FAO Representative for Sri Lanka and the Maldives Bath S. Crawford were Guests of Honour.

The keynote address was delivered by the All Island Best Speaker Contest winner, Dunya Jayamani Jayasekera of Visakha Vidyalaya.


Students of Visakha Vidyalaya have won following contests making the school proud.


  •          Winner of the Speech Contest – Dunya Jayamani Jayasekera
  •          Winner of the Essay Writing Contest – Tharindi Dilara Pilapitiya
  •          3rd Place General Knowledge – Anjana Senadheera


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