President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says as a progressive government, providing requisites, facilities and creating opportunities for children within a secure environment is becoming a reality as pledged in the National Policy Framework ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour.
Issuing a message to mark World Children’s Day, the Head of State said amidst the COVID-pandemic, restrictions imposed on children and their world are many.
The President said it has become a priority of the government to revive all those lost aspirations of children in a secure manner while the satisfaction of children excelling in society is experienced by the entire society.
Therefore, President Rajapaksa said as adults, a necessary environment to empower child with knowledge, attitudes and skills in order to bestow the country with a generation of virtuous children.
The President said the responsibility placed on adults regarding children, in this process of socialisation, cannot be underestimated and urged parents to let children enjoy their childhood.