Sri Lanka High Commission in Nairobi organised a Christmas and year-end event at the ‘Sri Lanka House’ on 15 December 2019 with the participation of over two hundred Sri Lankans living in Kenya. Addressing the gathering, High Commissioner Sunil De Silva reiterated the importance of Christmas for a peaceful world and explained how the society can be benefited by following Christian values. High Commissioner De Silva also explained how the Christmas season can bring joy, peace and harmony in the minds of all human beings.
Children from the Mogra Children’s home in Nairobi presented the Christmas carols for the second consecutive year and the arrival of the ‘Santa’ brought gifts to all children who were present at the event. With the contributions made by the Sri Lankan community in Kenya, donations worth more than 100,000 Kenyan Shillings were handed over to the Mogra Children’s home by the High Commissioner.