The District Commissioners’ Conference of Sri Lanka Scout Association

The District Scout Commissioners’ Conference of Sri Lanka Scout Association was conducted at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University at Ratmalana.

The event began with the lighting of the traditional Oil Lamp followed by the recital of the National Anthem and Religious Observances. The Scout Promise was by all present led by the Deputy Chief Commissioner Mr. Janaprith Fernando, and then those called to higher service during the last year were remembered. Chief Commissioner, Maj. Gen. Milinda Peiris delivered the Welcome Address.

Deputy Chief Commissioner presented the Introduction of the Conference Programme and the theme. Mr. Ahmed Alhandawi, Secretary General of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement and Mr. J. R. Pangilinan- Regional Director of the Asia Pacific Region delivered their addresses via Zoom, both of which were very fruitful presentations. The Chief Guest, Mr. Lalith Weratunga – Principal Advisor to HE the President of Sri Lanka delivered the keynote address, which was a truly inspirational and loaded with highly useful advices to the Commissioners.

The Conference was attended by almost all District Commissioners and all Commissioners of the National Headquarters.

The Conference ended in the evening after a number of useful presentations and discussions.