Lifesaving workshops for civilian communities in Gampaha
[August 13 2019]
With a view to educate the civilians, especially the
fishing communities on water safety, drowning prevention and first aid,
a series of lifesaving and drowning prevention awareness workshops was
conducted by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life Saving Training School,
According to SLCG media, these workshops had been
initiated under the directives of the Presidential Secretariat Office as
a part of the "Rata Wenuwen Ekatasitimu" of the Gampaha District
The workshops were conducted for the communities
living in Pamunugama, Dikowita, Hendala, Duwa and Pitapana areas on 30th
July and 04th August.
A large number of civilians, state officials and local
body representatives were present at the workshops.