CHOGM week commences with the Commonwealth Youth Forum

CHOGM week commences with the Commonwealth Youth Forum

CHOGM week commences with the Commonwealth Youth Forum

Written by Staff Writer

10 Nov, 2013 | 7:16 am

The CHOGM week commences today, with the Commonwealth Youth Forum to commence later during the day.
 
The Commonwealth Youth Forum commenced  this morning at the Hambantota Maagam-Ruhunupura Convention Centre.
 
The Commonwealth Youth Forum was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma.
 
Nearly 200 youth representing 44 countries are participating in the Commonwealth Youth Forum, which is being held for the ninth time. The theme of this year’s Commonwealth Youth summit is ” Inclusive Development stronger together”
 
The Commonwealth Youth Forum also marked the formal beginning of the Commonwealth Youth Council as the official voice for the youth of the Commonwealth and will host the first general assembly of the council.
 
The Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Dullus Alahapperuma says that the youth forum being held in Sri Lanka is a victory for the youth of the country.
 

 

 

 


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