Created: Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Ambassador Kohona Receives MDG Achievement Award
Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Palitha Kohona, was felicitated at an awards ceremony organized at the United Nations by the Jack Brewer foundation, along with the Ambassadors of Mexico and Malawi for the promotion of the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) at the UN. This recognition acknowledges Sri Lanka’s rapid progress in realizing the MDGs, mandated by the UN General Assembly in 2000.
The Jack Brewer Foundation is a non-profit charity which strives to promote peace, education and development through sport. The ceremony was attended by a number of Goodwill Ambassadors from American football including NFL super star, Michael Clayton of the New York Giants.