Published on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 11:44
The Asia Pacific Regional Jamboree and the centenary celebrations of Sri Lanka Scouting will be held from April 1 – 6 in Dambulla.
Over 1,500 scouts from 27 Asia Pacific Region countries and 6,000 from all parts of the country will participate in the celebrations. Chief Scout Commissioner Chandrasena Batuwangala said that this was the first ever international jamboree with such a large foreign contingent to be held in Sri Lanka.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest will declare open the Jamboree and Vice President of the Philippines and Chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional Scouts Committee Jejomar C.Binay will participate as the special guest.