President Mahinda Rajapaksa participated in several functions held in view of the World Children's Day that fell today.
Participating at the World Children's Day held at the Paadukka Bopey Raajasinghe Vidyaalaya the President said that the Government was able to build a free country for the nation's children.
Participating in another Children's Day function in Colombo today the President said that Parents and teachers should act with responsibility to provide the children's world that is due to them.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that since the parents are looking forward to the children's future the effort should be made to make the parents' dreams come true.
The President said so while participating at a function held at Temple Trees today for the handing over of the Mahindaabhimaanee scholarships to children of Sri Lankans employed abroad.