Thilaque — First Sri Lankan To Receive Millennium Development Award
Hair Dresser and Beautician Thilaque H. De Silva became the first Sri Lankan to receive the Millennium Development Ambassador Award for Youth Services at the Asian Youth Assembly, Asian Inter-generational Assembly and Silk Route Festival of Arts and Culture held in Bangalore, India recently.
Anugraha John from India joined Thilaque to receive his award. The awards were for their untiring efforts in bringing about youth empowerment programmes in their respective countries.
This forum was organised by the United Nations Habitat Programme, Globral Citizens for Sustainable Development, Delhi Greens, FPH and several other organisations and forums.
Photo show Thilaque H. Silva and Anugraha John with Director General – SUNFO, Peace Ambassador Dr. Deshapriya S. Wijetunge.