The 29th Asia Pacific region Scout Jamboree opened at the Dambulla D S Senanayake College under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse yesterday.
Being held under the theme “Join Hands for a Better World” the jamboree will go on until the 06th of this month.
750 scouts representing Asian nations and over 6000 Sri Lankan scouts are participating in this event.
President Mahinda Rajapakse inaugurated the jamboree by raising the Scouts Jamboree Flag.
The opening address was made by Chief Scout Commissioner C Batuwangala.