WP Councillor Jayantha De Silva reiterates importance of NYSC

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Western Provincial Councillor Jayantha De Silva says Politicians should lead themselves along the right path and set an example if they wish to provide leadership to the younger generation.He made this comment while addressing a ceremony to elect the new office bearers for 2018 of the Nagarika Tharunaya District Pradeshiya Balamandalaya, an affiliate of the National Youth Services Council (NYSC) recently. “The youth Services Council which was the brainchild of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was then Minister of Youth Affairs, has produced many a young men and women who are in a prominent status today.” “Super Star” programmes were unknown then. It was the National Youth Services Council that trained, produced and introduced many a versatile artistes into our society. Bellwood Village provided a professional and methodical education and skill development training on aesthetic subjects. The “Selalihini” troupe of the Bellwood Village provided fine music to any state ceremony. It comprised several well trained musicians and singers.”   He pointed out that the politicians in the past were loved by the people as benefactors of the society.