Written by News 1st
08 May, 2014 | 12:20 pm
The special Q & A session with President Mahinda Rajapaksa in lieu of the World Conference on Youth started from Hambantota, at 11.30 a.m. Thursday morning.
Permanent Secretary to the President, Lalith Weerathunge is also participating as the moderator of this Q & A session.
Here are few of the questions and answers of the special Q & A session.
[quote]Q: @SallyAdelle: What makes SL an exceptional place for youth compared to the rest of the globe? And, what progress do you think is still needed?[/quote]
[quote]A: President Rajapaksa: With peace in place, youth are the focus. They are given free education and all avenues for progress.[/quote]
[quote]Q: @dimsits: How will you and your colleges ensure that the western part of the world will engage and commit in future discusion on youth?[/quote]
[quote]A: President Rajapaksa: We are open to anyone. This conference is the best eveidence for it.[/quote]
[quote]Q: @sagarprasai: Mr. President, when will youth with disabilities be mainstreamed in overall youth agendas? why have they always been left out?[/quote]
[quote]A: President Rajapaksa: Recently the Central Bank recruited 6 differently abled youth int their cadres. We have in place legal provision to provide employment to diffently abled youth. We stick to this policy.[/quote]
You can also join in the Q & A session on President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official Twitter handle, @PresRajapaksa
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