Hon. Minister of Sports Meets the Minister of Sports India

The Hon. Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara had a meeting with his counterpart Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal of India on 12.02.2016  at the airport – Guwahati Gopinath Bordoloi.


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Sports and Physical Fitness Week Commences


Under the instruction of His Excellency the President on a proposal made by the Minister of Sports and the Ministry of the Sports the Government has announced “A Sports and Physical Fitness Week “  From 25th to 30th of January and the 30th January as the “Sports and Physical Fitness day” by a Special Circular.


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Sports and Physical Health Promotion Week from 25th to 30th January 2016

 

The rate of Sri Lankan school children engaged in sports is as low as 25% and when it comes to higher education the above percentage reaches low level of more than 8%. As a result of this 68% of deaths alone occur among persons below 65 years of age due to non-communicable diseases. The major factors that have contributed to this situation...


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