The Prize Giving of the Vesak lantern making competition held for third time in Northern Province took place in Nallur recently under the patronage of Jaffna Inter Religious Group. Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray chaired.
Students from 48 schools participated in this competition. It was notable that one of the schools submitted more than 100 Vesak lanterns. The contests were judged on the basis of structure, message, technology and participation.
Inter-religious leaders, Governor Reginald Cooray, SFHQ Commander Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi and Government Officials took part in this event.