The first badge commemorating the World Mental Health Day, falls on October 10 was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena today (Oct. 10) at the Presidential Secretariat.
Director of Consumer Action Network Mental Health Lanka, Sunil Nanayakkara pinned the badge on the President
The President presented felicitation awards to Mrs. S. A. Mary Nona and Mr. W. A. Nicholas of the Consumer Action Network Mental Health Lanka for their service rendered to the patients.
The President was also presented a souvenir at this occasion.
WHO Representative to Sri Lanka, Dr Razia Pendse, Additional Director General of Medical Services Dr. Lakshmi Somatunga and Senior Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Neil Fernando were also present at this occasion.