The commemoration of the international youth day, was conducted as a seminar at St. Benedict's College, Ampitiya with the participation of 160 youth leaders from the remote rural and plantation areas in the districts of Kandy, Matale, Nuwara Eliya and the youth groups in the parishes.
In his address to the youths, Rev. Fr. Camillus D. Jansz, the Director of our organization, said that this seminar immensely provide guidance to enhance the power of youth and self-reliance to over come the challenges in life. He also said that he was delighted to see a devoted and dedicated youth group, who are committed to serve the society.
This seminar was greatly contributed to the youth to dispose their hidden talents and skills, to enhance their team spirit, to give proper respect to the views and opinions of others, to obey their leadership and improve virtuous qualities.
Resource contribution to this seminar was provided by Mr. J. Benedict, who enlighten the youth of their duties and social responsibilities. Mr. Upali Dharmakeerthi, the project coordinator and Mr. A.C.S.Crooz, the programme coordinator also addressed at this seminar.
At the conclusion, the youths pledged to devote for the formation of a righteous and virtuous society.