UN Chief talks about reconciliation in Galle

Thursday, 01 September 2016 - 18:58

The visiting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says that the youth should contribute in the effort to build reconciliation in the country.

He was speaking at a youth conference organized under the “Reconciliation and Coexistence: Role of Youth” in Galle this afternoon.

Addressing the gathering, the UN Chief noted that it’s important for the local youth to participate in the country’s sustainable development, peace and reconciliation building, and also stressed on the importance of secondary education and providing good employment opportunities.

Having concluded his address, the UN Secretary General signed into the covenant of commitment for peace.