The National Mediation Day will be celebrated today at Temple Trees with President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest. Mediation Boards Commission says that 30 years passed since the Mediation Board was set up in 1988.
8,500 mediators are now serving at 329 boards voluntarily and 2,000 rupees is given to each of them monthly in appreciation of their service.
Mediation Board Chairman along with 1,500 mediators will participate in the ceremony at Temple Tress. Three hundred sixty senior mediators who are serving for 25 years or more will be felicitated by the President at the ceremony.
The new website of the Mediation Board Commission will be launched today.